The University of Texas leases out 2 million acres of land to oil and gas companies and that's caused all sorts of pollution, some of which hasn't been cleaned up.
By Arthur White
Scientists say it's "very possible" and "very probable" that three earthquakes this year, measuring 3.8 to 4.4 on the Richter scale, were caused by fracking in Fox Creek, Alberta. But locals aren't revolting against the industry.
By Rob Verger
The announcement comes as Refugio State Beach is set to reopen two months after a pipeline rupture spilled over one hundred thousand gallons of oil.
Ongoing protests over the government’s plans to tap shale gas reserves in the Sahara turn violent.
The small town of In Salah is at the center of growing public opposition toward the Algerian government’s interest in using hydraulic fracturing in the Sahara.
Industry representatives allege that Compton’s ordinance is unconstitutional because it bans fracking outside of the city limits.