The latest in ProPublica's “Killing the Colorado” series looks at how, despite decades of accepted science, California and Arizona still miscount their water supplies
The problems are as much structural and systemic as they are natural
The latest in ProPublica’s “Killing the Colorado” series looks inside the power plant fueling America’s drought
ProPublica's “Killing the Colorado” series examines a 139-year-old water law that pushes ranchers to use as much water as they possibly can, even during a drought
ProPublica examines the wheeling and dealing that Pat Mulroy has orchestrated over nearly three decades to find more water for Las Vegas and use it to help the city keep expanding
ProPublica examination shows that the scarcity of water is as much a man-made crisis as a natural one
New rules governing how energy companies frack on federal lands represent a significant step toward protecting drinking water resources in some of the most heavily drilled parts of the country...
The state warns that fracking for natural gas might be contaminating aquifers used as a source for drinking water
Aquifer exemptions give industry permission to pollute underground freshwater reservoirs
The growing number of wells used to dispose of wastewater from fracking are subject to lax oversight
Leaking injection wells may pose a risk--and the science has not kept pace with the growing glut of wastewater
The finding is likely to shape how the U.S. regulates and develops natural gas resources across the eastern Appalachians
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency finds fracking compounds in environmental monitoring wells
The health impacts of the aftermath of natural gas production remain largely unexplored
Policymakers and the energy industry have been looking to natural gas in recent years as a more climate friendly fuel with half the greenhouse gas emissions of coal, but EPA research is casting doubt on that plan...
On Thursday BP began using the chemical compounds to dissolve the crude oil, both on the surface and deep below, deploying an estimated 100,000 gallons
The global oil giant responsible for the fast-spreading spill in the Gulf of Mexico is no stranger to major accidents
Wastewater from natural gas drilling in New York State is radioactive, as high as 267 times the limit safe for discharge into the environment and thousands of times the limit safe for people to drink...
A new environmental review from New York State details some of the issues surrounding drilling for natural gas in the Marcellus shale
Federal environment officials investigating drinking water contamination have found that at least three water wells contain a chemical used in the natural gas drilling process of hydraulic fracturing...