Paterson's veto is the latest twist in the fracking saga
December 13, 2010, 5:08 p.m. by Andrew Schenkel
Governor vetoes anti-fracking bill, but at the same time extends a more narrowly written moratorium on fracking.
Big frack attack: Is hydraulic fracturing safe?
December 10, 2010, 11:50 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Natural gas is cleaner than coal and oil, helping make it the hottest fossil fuel in America lately. But a controversial drilling technique known as 'fracking' has some wondering if a U.S. natural gas boom is worth the risks.
Mark Ruffalo speaks out against fracking
October 5, 2010, 11:59 a.m.
Mark Ruffalo, actor and environmental activist whose family lives in an area of upstate New York directly where 'fracking' is a common practice, explains the dangers to MSNBC's Rachel Maddow.
Mark Ruffalo fights natural gas drilling in New York
August 4, 2010, 2:27 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Actor urges lawmakers to close environmental loopholes and increase oversight of industry.