The growing number of wells used to dispose of wastewater from fracking are subject to lax oversight
The Obama administration has retained the structure of Medicare and made moves to keep it afloat, whereas a Romney-Ryan administration proposes an overhaul and a voucher system to purchase insurance in a new private marketplace...
Leaking injection wells may pose a risk--and the science has not kept pace with the growing glut of wastewater
Some experts are concerned about the potential loss of these reforms, including more reporting of hospital mistakes and incentives for providers to improve care
North Dakota has helped reduce U.S. oil imports but must grapple with millions of gallons of wastewater
Government officials and security researchers say critical systems should never be connected to the Internet, but they frequently are
A substantial number of risky devices are cleared for medical use without clinical testing, including some hip implants, surgical mesh, heart valve rings and defibrillator leads
A series of letters suggests the agency will be watching closely as states in the Northeast and Midwest embrace new drilling technologies to tap vast reserves of shale gas
The finding is likely to shape how the U.S. regulates and develops natural gas resources across the eastern Appalachians
A small number of cancer cases would result from scanning hundreds of millions of passengers a year. For some, that's a health issue
A U.S. Department of Energy panel warns of the environmental and public health toll of current gas drilling practices.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency finds fracking compounds in environmental monitoring wells
Experts say the dose from the backscatter is negligible when compared with naturally occurring background radiation, but a linear model shows even such trivial amounts increase the number of cancer cases...
The federal agency will issue fracking wastewater rules to strengthen state-level standards
New testing methods could prove the FBI’s case against Bruce Ivins--or lead to other suspects
Major power outages have more than doubled in the last decade
The health impacts of the aftermath of natural gas production remain largely unexplored
Three former members of the NRC's Office of the Inspector General charge that the independent watchdog no longer challenges the industry
Problems with emergency equipment and disaster procedures are far more pervasive than publicly described
Despite being classified as a carcinogen, formaldehyde may remain loosely regulated