Studies conducted on the counties above the Marcellus and Barnett Shale for example — where extensive drilling has already taken place — present mixed economic results.
Rap and a funky beat meet … hydraulic fracturing? In this music video, you’ll learn a surprising amount about natural gas extraction while busting a move.
How many universes are there? Author Brian Greene explains. Plus: A fracking update, a look at what’s next in Egypt and an interview author Parag Khanna.
ProPublica’s Abrahm Lustgarten discusses a congressional report on potential violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act, following up on a previous investigative report by Need to Know.
A controversial process of extracting natural gas may violate the Safe Drinking Water Act, a new congressional report charges. We revisit the story.
The federal government is warning residents in a small Wyoming town with extensive natural gas development not to drink their water, and to use fans and ventilation when showering or washing clothes in order to avoid the risk of an explosion.