Will GE's investment help mitigate fracking's environmental impacts?
May 30, 2013, 2 p.m. by Melissa Hincha-Ownby
A new laboratory in Oklahoma and corporate buyouts marks GE's entry into the fracking industry.
Fracking is draining water resources, especially in the West
May 7, 2013, 4:41 p.m. by John Platt
New reports say hydrofracking threatens groundwater resources.
Worker camps from natural gas boom cause headaches for local officials
May 7, 2013, 3:26 p.m. by Mountaineer News
Wheeling, West Virginia has 14 campgrounds, and most of them house out-of-state men who work at fracking sites. Some of these labor camps were set up without permits, and others have been cited for improper sewage disposal and violence.
University of Tennessee gets OK for natural gas extraction on public land
March 18, 2013, 9:04 a.m. by John Platt
The school plans to fund a study on the effects of fracking by allowing the controversial extraction process to take place on 8,000 acres in Cumberland Forest.
Fracking vs. beer: Does natural gas exploration threaten America's breweries?
February 1, 2013, 12:04 p.m. by John Platt
If fracking techniques pollute water supplies, what will happen to beer production?
Brewery fears fracking will ruin product
January 31, 2013, 9:49 a.m.
Video: Simon Thorpe, CEO of Ommegang Brewery in Cooperstown, N.Y., is proud of his company brews, but he's concerned that fracking will ruin his most important ingredient: Water.
Matt Damon talks about 'real' role in 'Promised Land'
December 4, 2012, 1:21 p.m.
Video: Fifteen years after writing and starring in the Oscar-winning film 'Good Will Hunting,' Matt Damon is both writer and star of another movie, 'Promised Land,' this time about fracking.