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The drilling industry's explosion problem

Deadly fires and explosions occur too often in the oil and gas industry, according to some workplace safety proponents — a particular concern as drilling continues to encroach on populated areas.

EPA Finds Compound Used in Fracking in Wyoming Aquifer

Reprinted with permission from ProPublica. Not for republication by Wyoming media.

As the country awaits results from a nationwide safety study on the natural gas drilling process of fracking, a separate government investigation into contamination in a place where residents …

Underused Drilling Practices Could Avoid Pollution

As environmental concerns threaten to derail natural gas drilling projects across the country, the energy industry has developed innovative ways to make it easier to exploit the nation’s reserves without polluting air and drinking water.