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Stories by Abrahm Lustgarten

Use It or Lose It Laws Worsen Western U.S. Water Woes

Use It or Lose It Laws Worsen Western U.S. Water Woes

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

June 9, 2015 — Abrahm Lustgarten and ProPublica
New Fracking Rules Deliver Progress and Controversy

New Fracking Rules Deliver Progress and Controversy

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

March 23, 2015 — Abrahm Lustgarten and ProPublica

Climate Benefits of Natural Gas May Be Overstated

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

January 26, 2011 — Abrahm Lustgarten and ProPublica
Stories by Abrahm Lustgarten

Think Outside the Gift Box