There’d been a fire at the rig that had gone unreported. The drilling company allegedly failed to conduct all the required inspections before putting the rig back into operation. On February 19, 2007,
— This story was written in collaboration with the Rural West Initiative at the Bill Lane Center for the American West.
True to the frontier attitude still prevalent here, oil and gas officials say there’s a treasure of fossil fuels
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