Despite measures taken to flush toxic chemicals out of the water, it still appears to be unsafe.
The Daily Show's Jon Stewart pointed out the absurdity of our terrorism policies compared to the way we treat industry in the United States when it comes to the safety of our water supply.
West Virginia officials announced Monday they have begun to lift a tap-water ban — but strictly on a zone-by-zone basis — that has left 300,000 residents without safe drinking and bath water since a chemical spill five days ago.
Sadly, too late now.
The pollution comes from both hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and conventional drilling methods to extract petroleum and natural gas.
Fracking outfit Range Resources slapped Texas homeowner Steve Lipsky with a $3 million defamation suit to bully him into silence about his polluted water but Lipsky is fighting back.
A must-read Los Angeles Times story by Neela Banerjee demonstrates that - once again - the Obama administration put the kibosh on a key Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) study on hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") groundwater contamination, this time in Dimock, Pennsylvania.
A new study from Consumer Watchdog says that Keystone XL pipeline will raise American gas prices 20 cents to 40 cents in the Midwest with no long-term economic benefit to U.S. economy.
When the Environmental Protection Agency abruptly retreated on its multimillion-dollar investigation into water contamination in a central Wyoming natural gas field last month, it shocked environmentalists and energy industry supporters alike.
Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) kicked the can down the road on a key study designated to examine the connection between hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") and groundwater contamination in Pavillion, Wyoming.