STUDY: Pennsylvania's Communities of Color In More Danger From Health Consequences of Fracking
Researchers found a disproportionate number of people of color living near power plants.
Trump Administration to Reverse Rule That Keeps Public Water Sources Clean
The Bureau of Land Management claims that the Obama-era fracking regulation places too heavy a burden on the oil and gas industries.
Maryland Becomes 3rd State to Ban Fracking
The move came after many years of environmental activism.
EPA No Longer Requires Methane Emissions Information from Oil and Natural Gas Companies
The agency started requiring the information in May 2016 as a step towards decreasing greenhouse gases.
STUDY: In Almost 10 Years, 4 States Saw 6,600+ Spills from Fracking
North Dakota, where the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline is almost complete, had the highest number.
Case on Federal Regulatory Power Over Fracking on Public Lands Pushed to March
This means that President-elect Donald Trump’s administration will oversee the decision.
The Biggest Environmental Justice Wins of 2016
It was the year three California counties banned fracking, a tribe beat big oil and more.
EPA Report on Fracking Study Admits Process Impacts Drinking Water
The final assessment differed significantly from a controversial draft released in June 2015.
Latest Trump EPA Pick Is Pro-Fracking and Anti-Clean Energy
Amy Oliver Cooke looks forward to a “very different” EPA with the new White House.
Investigation Exposes EPA Downplayed Fracking Study Language
Earlier versions clearly indicated that the extractive process contaminated some drinking water sources, but wording was changed to imply otherwise.
The Climate Win This Election That No One Is Talking About
In California, one county passed a ban against fracking.
REPORT: America's Natural Gas Storage Situation is Subpar, Unsafe
Hundreds of the facilities are less than three miles from residential areas.
For Some California Kids, Back-to-School Means Back To The Dangers of Fracking Wells
With a pending lawsuit, one father is taking action against his community’s growing health crisis.
Two New Studies Emphasize the Health Risks of Fracking
Researchers claim the process can be harmful to fertility and cause a host of other medical problems.
Bay Area County Snubs Fossil Fuel Industry, Finalizes Fracking Ban
Alameda County is the fifth in California to do so.
Study Suggests That Fracking May Worsen Asthma
People who live close to drilling sites are more likely to be treated to asthma than those farther away.
Indigenous Leaders Caravan Across the Country to Call for an End to Fracking
The group is leaving from Flagstaff, Arizona, today and will end up in Philadelphia on July 24 for the March for a Clean Energy Revolution, which dovetails with the Democratic National Convention.
Train Derails in Texas, Spilling Fracking Chemicals into Latinx Community
The state leads when it comes to the extractive process. That comes at a cost.
Mayors Urge State Leaders to Put Fracking in Local Control
State legislatures have prevented cities from banning fracking in the past. More than 30 mayors from 14 states have come together to insist that they the should have the power to decide whether fracking happens in their cities.
WATCH: Comedians and Activists Ask California Governor Jerry Brown, 'What The Frack?'
Comedian Kristina Wong: “You don’t sh*t where you eat, and you shouldn’t frack where you drink.”