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  • A lonely crusade

    A lonely crusade

    A Wyoming farmer's long struggle to find out what's polluting his water gets the attention of the EPA - and inspires reporter Abrahm Lustgarten of ProPublica.

  • Fracking is the big new gun

    Fracking is the big new gun

    Hydraulic fracturing is changing the energy industry -- and the entire nation -- in ways we’re only beginning to understand.

  • Front Range drilldown

    Front Range drilldown

    In the fight over oil and gas regulation, local control gains ground.

  • Hydrofracked: One man's quest for answers about natural gas drilling

    Hydrofracked: One man's quest for answers about natural gas drilling

    A Wyoming farmer battles industry and bureaucracy trying to find out whether hydraulic fracturing -- used in natural gas drilling -- polluted his drinking water.

  • Oil and gas companies pour money into research universities

    Oil and gas companies pour money into research universities

    In the midst of the nation’s current oil and gas frenzy and controversies over fracking, energy company contributions to schools are raising questions about academic integrity.

  • The Bakken oil play spurs a booming business -- in water

    The Bakken oil play spurs a booming business -- in water

    Hydraulic fracturing's extraordinary appetite for water is creating friction between North Dakota's farmers and drillers.

  • Western wish list for Obama

    Eleven key Westerners speak with HCN about their hopes and worries for an Obama administration.

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