The Link Between Fracking and Oklahoma’s Quakes Keeps Getting Stronger

A man in Sparks, Oklahoma, picks through rubble from his home following an earthquake in 2011. Sue Ogrocki/AP

The number of quakes has exploded alongside the gas boom, yet officials say the events are “natural.”

Is Your Local Fracking Company Breaking the Rules? You’ll Probably Never Know

A fracking rig in Pennsylvania. Charles Mostoller/ZUMA

Just three states have readily accessible databases of violations by oil and gas companies.

Climate Hawks Are Not Impressed by Obama’s Methane Plan

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Environmental groups say the new emissions rules don’t go far enough.

Forget the Oil Industry’s Methane. Obama Should Crack Down on Cows Instead.

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The president shouldn’t have started his war on methane with the fossil fuels sector.

How Much Fracking Is Happening in the Gulf of Mexico?

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A new lawsuit seeks to find out.

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