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States Confirm Hundreds Of  Water Contamination Cases From Fracking, Drilling
The pollution comes from both hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and conventional drilling methods to extract petroleum and natural gas. Read more...
'Hundreds' Of Guns, Ammo, Chemicals Cleared From CT House
Officials removed and detonated explosive materials and devices from a Fairfield CT home today and are still clearing hundreds of guns and "tens of thousands" rounds of ammunition. Read more...
The Toxic End Of The KXL Pipeline
A major emissions event took place April 15, 2013 in the city of Port Arthur, Texas. But, the real problem is the steady, routine release of toxic chemicals that never makes the news. Read more...
Authorities say a train carrying flammable and corrosive materials has derailed in Louisiana and about 100 homes have been evacuated as a precaution. Read more...
Josh Fox has released the sequel to his highly acclaimed documentary "Gasland," which sparked a national discussion on fracking. Read more...

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Investigators were on the scene Monday of an explosion over the weekend at a natural gas well site in West Virginia operated by Antero Resources, that injured at least five people. Read more...
How dangerous chemicals and fracking contaminate our land, our health and the energy debate. Read more...
In part one of a two-part series, PBS NewsHour Science Correspondent Miles O'Brien travels to Hinkley, Calif. -- the town whose multi-million dollar settlement for groundwater contamination was featured in the movie "Erin Brockovich." Now, almost 30 years later, O'Brien explores the reasons why the groundwater in Hinkley still has dangerous levels of the chemical chromium and its link to cancer. Read more...
Did you know that there is a chemical in 70% of your water that is scientifically proven to decrease your IQ? Lee Camp explains what it is, and how to get rid of it in today's Moment of Clarity video. Read more...
Elizabeth Royte, The Nation Magazine, Author of "Garbage Land: On the Secret Trail of Trash" joins Thom Hartmann. Sticking to environmental horrors...Is fracking responsible for killing off an alarming number of livestock around the nation? Read more...