October 2, 2013 -
Duke University scientists studied a site where treated wastewater from oil and gas drilling operations is discharged into a Pennsylvania creek and found radium levels 200 times higher than upstream, creating environmental risks for thousands of years to come.
April 5, 2013 -
The environmental advocacy group Food & Water Watch has called on North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper to investigate apparent financial conflicts of interest involving state officials responsible for fracking oversight.
August 30, 2012 -
The chemical industry is promoting a type of petrochemical plant known as an "ethane cracker" as a job creator for North Carolina once it begins fracking for natural gas in a couple of years. But such plants produce high levels of toxic pollution that take their toll on the health of nearby residents.