“I feel that it’s important that everyone knows how the industry is affecting everyone’s health, the planet, and our children."
The Better Path Coalition delivered letters to Rep. Timothy O'Neal and Rep. Jason Ortitay calling on them to take decisive action on the alarming number of rare cancers occurring in children in four counties in Southwestern Pennsylvania.
The natural gas industry is on an aggressive public relations tear to convince Americans that for decades to come, it is the "bridge" between coal and renewable energy.
For municipalities in Western Pennsylvania, the question isn't whether to ban fracking — a power they don't have — but rather how to regulate it and reduce unwanted impacts on residents.
Natural gas developers in Pennsylvania are hoping a recent water quality report by the Susquehanna River Basin Commission could squelch plans for a fracking ban that's currently being considered by the neighboring Delaware River Basin Commission.
The controversial gas extraction process known as fracking is “dead" in the UK, campaigners and local residents groups have claimed. Cuadrilla, the fracking company most active in England, has begun removing equipment from its only testing area after the work was blamed for minor earthquakes in August.
Critics say ethane expansion on the banks of the Ohio River, just outside Pittsburgh, will not only prolong fracking but could also trigger a public health disaster.
How oil and gas production is devastating Colorado communities and endangering the climate.
Lessons from environmental and economic restoration efforts in the Ruhr Valley could help usher Appalachia into a new era.
Study finds decreasing lead in topsoil coincides with reductions in children's blood levels, which suggests playing around the dirt may be an important source of the toxic for children