Hydraulic Fracking

TRNN Interviews Texas Family Awarded $3 Million in America’s First Fracking Trial

April 25, 2014

Plaintiff Lisa Parr describes how her family suffered mentally and physically after her home became surrounded with fracking wells

L.A. Moves Towards Ratifying Fracking Ban, But Is Federal Regulation Possible?

March 5, 2014

Kate Sinding and Adam Scow discuss the current legal loopholes for industry that exempt fracking operations from regulation, and the issue of job creation through developing alternative energy sources

Seismologist: Fracking Injection Wells Linked to Earthquakes

January 29, 2014

Dr. Elizabeth Cochran discusses research showing that injection wells from fracking and gas and oil production is likely causing an uptick in U.S. earthquakes

Coal Industry’s Loss is Fracking Industry’s Gain

January 13, 2014

New EPA rules for power plants limiting carbon do nothing to limit other greenhouse gase emissions

Canada’s Lubicon Lake Nation Continue Anti-fracking Campaign, Appeal Court Injunction

January 6, 2014

Members of Lubicon Lake Nation fight pro-fracking injunction granted in favor of Penn West Petroleum

Three Colorado Cities Pass Anti-Fracking Measures

November 6, 2013

Free Frack Colorado coordinator discusses the election’s impact on the fracking industry and communities.

Study Reveals Dangerous Levels of Radioactivity Near Fracking Waste Sites

October 8, 2013

Greg Palast: Signs of radioactivity should be no surprise since Halliburton spent $25 Million to be excluded from Clean Water Act regulating fracking

Texas Towns Frack Their Way To Drought Conditions

August 14, 2013

Antonia Juhasz: Fate of Texas is a reminder of the dangers of hydro-fracking techniques now embraced by President Obama

Fracking Plans Spark Protest In South Africa

October 14, 2012

A lift on shale gas exploration moratorium has angered environmentalists