America’s fracking gold rush portends the greatest environmental disaster of a generation.
Steve Lipsky's epic battle and what it means for the future of fracking.
From the graphic titled "Return to Peak Employment for Metro Areas" in the report issued this morning by the U.S. Conference of MayorsHad a lengthy talk with Mayor Mike this morning about yesterday's doings at the U.S. Conference of Mayors in D.C. Long story short, said the co-chair of its Work a ... More >>
In one of America's wealthiest suburbs, an unlikely band of drilling opponents helped drive away the world's biggest energy companies. Did they save the town or ruin it?
Last month, we mentioned a far-reaching University of Texas at Austin study of complaints about gas drilling operations that's just now getting underway. Meant to connect the dots between air, soil and water quality complaints from the Barnett to the Marcellus Shale, the nine-month project from t ... More >>
UT-Austin geology professor Chip GroatA week ago today, as you may recall, the University of Texas at Austin's Energy Institute announced they'd be joining the growing ranks of universities with major studies of hydraulic fracturing, with a $300,000, nine-month project of their own. Today, thank ... More >>
Worries about groundwater contamination from hydraulic fracturing around the Barnett Shale got a fresh wave of attention yesterday -- first with a pair of federal suits filed in Dallas, and then with the Town of Flower Mound's denial of a request to drill near to Grapevine Lake. Keystone Energy w ... More >>