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ProPublica, New York Senate Passes Temporary Ban on Hydraulic Fracturing, August 4, 2010


ABC News

Natural Gas Drilling May Not Be Healthy , June 13, 2010


The Ithaca Journal

Gas company to reveal chemicals in 'fracking' fluid, July 14, 2010


The Huffington Post

Natural Gas Drilling: 80 Chemicals Possibly Contaminating Water Systems, June 29, 2010


Vanity Fair

A Colossal Fracking Mess, June 21, 2010


60 Minutes, Australia

Undermined, May 14, 2010


Pro Publica

Rise in Offshore Spills Raises Wider Questions on Drilling, June 10, 2010


The Wall Street Journal

Fort Worth Gas Sites Spur Worries About Chemicals in Air , February 4, 2010


The New York Times

Gas Drilling in Appalachia Yields a Foul Byproduct, February 2, 2010


The Las Vegas Optic

County enacts drilling moratorim



Pennsylvania’s Gas Wells Booming—But So Are Spills, January 27, 2010


The Wall Street Journal

Drilling Tactic Unleashes a Trove of Natural Gas—And a Backlash, January 21, 2010


The New York Times

Interior Chief Vows Scrutiny of Oil and Gas Leases , January 6, 2010



Chesapeake says N.Y. could drive away gas drillers, January 5, 2010


The New York Times

City Officials Say Drilling in Watershed Has Risks , December 23, 2009


The Wall Street Journal, Blogs

Frack Attack: Will Congress Kill the Exxon-XTO merger?, December 16, 2009


Business Insider Green Sheet

Congress Weighs Anti-Fracking Law That Could Demolish The Exxon-XTO Deal, December 16, 2009


Los Angeles Times

Exxon Mobil places hefty bet on natural gas, December 15, 2009



Underused Drilling Practices Could Avoid Pollution, December 14, 2009


Colorado Independent

EPA eyes oil and gas impacts on Colorado air quality even as Jackson takes more heat in Copenhagen, December 9, 2009


The New York Times

Dark Side of a Natural Gas Boom , December 7, 2009


The New York Times

At Odds Over Land, Money and Gas, November 27, 2009


High Country News

Frack 2, Scene 1, November 23, 2009



Health Issues Follow Natural Gas Drilling In Texas, November 3, 2009



10 Week Old Oil Spill's Rig is Now On Fire, by Warren McLaren, Sydney on 11. 2.09


CBS4 Denver

Colorado County Copes With Methane Mystery, JUDITH KOHLER, Associated Press Writer, Nov 1, 2009


The New York Times

Fight Over Shale Gas Drilling Not Over, By Jad Mouawad, October 30, 2009


Calgary Herald

Alberta residents ‘dancing’ over ruling on sour gas wells, By Darcy Henton, October 29, 2009


New York Times

Gas Company Won't Dril in New York City's Watershed, By JAD MOUAWAD and CLIFFORD KRAUSS, October 27, 2009


Pro Publica

New York Drilling Study a Step Forward, by Abrahm Lustgarten, ProPublica - October 22, 2009


Natural Resources Defense Council

Contamination from oil and gas waste reported around the country
Amy Mall, Senior Policy Analyst, Boulder, Colorado , Posted October 16, 2009


New York Times

Shale and Our Water, Editorial, October 16, 2009


New York Times

Curbing Emissions by Sealing Gas Leaks , By ANDREW C. REVKIN and CLIFFORD KRAUSS, October 14, 2009


The Colorado Independent

Reports trace spring contamination to two Western Slope gas companies, By David O. Williams 10/14/09


Pro Publica

Gas Drilling Vs. Drinking Water: New York City Consultant’s Report Sets Stage for Fight With Albany, by Abrahm Lustgarten, Oct 7, 2009


The Las Vegas Optic

Breaking News: Santa Fe Opera reconsiders decision on drilling in Vegas Basin


Democracy Now!

Environmental Battle Brews in New York over Natural Gas Drilling, October 6, 2009


The Charleston Gazette

What caused big fracking fluid spill in Doddridge County?, October 6, 2009



Water worries threaten U.S. push for natural gas
Thu Oct 1, 2009


The New York Times

Spills, Looming Regulations Spur Natural Gas Industry Toward Disclosure , October 1, 2009


Pro Publica

New York State Paves Way for Gas Drilling With Release of Environmental Review, by Abrahm Lustgarten, Joaquin Sapien, and Sabrina Shankman, ProPublica - September 30, 2009


Drilling Mora County

Letters to the Santa Fe Opera from Mora County Residents, September 30, 2009


Santa Fe Reporter

Traitorous Libretto, September 30, 2009

Pa. orders shutdown of Cabot drilling - Action comes after three spills in one week, September 25, 2009


KSFR Santa Fe Public Radio

What does Santa Fe Opera get out of oil/gas leasing deal? (Podcast), September 25, 2009


Santa Fe Reporter

Santa Fe Opera Leases Land For Oil & Gas Exploration, September 24, 2009


Pro Publica

DEP Issues Citation to Pennsylvania Driller as a Third Spill Occurs
by Abrahm Lustgarten, ProPublica - September 23, 2009

Oil company reports third spill in Pa., September 22, 2009



City Wants Answers, Input on Upstate Drill Plan, September 21, 2009



Frack Fluid Spill in Dimock Contaminates Stream, Killing Fish, By Abrahm Lustgarten, September 21, 2009


You Tube

Video of Dunkard Creek fish kill in southwestern PA, September 15, 2009


Pro Publica

EPA: Chemicals Found in Wyo. Drinking Water Might Be From Fracking
by Abrahm Lustgarten, ProPublica - August 25, 2009



EPA Confirms Drinking Water Contamination by Toxics Used in Hydraulic Fracturing, August 14, 2009


Natural Resources Defense Council

New legislation introduced today to close the Halliburton Loophole, June 9, 2009


The Wall Street Journal

Energy Industry Lobbies to Avert Drilling Rules, June 5, 2009

National Publc Radio

Face-Off Over ‘Fracking', Water Battle Brews On Hill, June 3, 2009


The Colorado Independent

DeGette, Salazar split on proposed natural gas drilling regs,

May 27, 2009


Pro Publica

EPA Administrator Forecasts Potential Shift on Bush-Era Drilling Loophole,

May 22, 2009


CBS News

Flammable Water in Colorado Home


Drilling For Truth, Jan16-20, 2009


New York Times

Proposed Gas Drilling Upstate Raises Concerns About Water Supply,

December 18, 2008


The Denver Post

Drilling process causes water supply alarm, November 17, 2008


New York Times

Where Water Trumps Energy, October 15, 2008



A Toxic Spew? Officials worry about impact of 'fracking' of oil and gas,

August 20, 2008


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