Energy & Industry

The Latest: New Mexico fracking ban overturned
The Latest: New Mexico fracking ban overturned
A win for industry in the nation’s first county to ban the practice.
Statistical realism
Statistical realism
David Hughes crunches unpopular numbers for the shale oil boom.
Wastewater pipelines often leak in North Dakota
Wastewater pipelines often leak in North Dakota
Breaches in pipelines that carry water away from the oilfields can have devastating consequences.
How green is your wind farm?
Enviro opposition to big renewable projects goes too far
Ozone in the air
Air pollution over gas fields is sometimes worse than in major cities.
Exploring rural communities, food and environment
USDA atlases offer data-rich experiences
Unpacking health hazards in fracking's chemical cocktail
A look at the ingredients used in hydraulic fracturing fluid in Wyoming.
Yet another tar-sands hazard
Acidic oil from tar sands endangers the public and the environment.
Fish (farm) on
Feds open up to aquaculture
The birds and the blades
Feds release new wind power guidelines
Inside Taft High
Inside Taft High
Teacher Ted Pendergrass and his students take us inside the first high school in the country devoted to oil production.
Fast Times at California's Petroleum High
Fast Times at California's Petroleum High
A day in the life of the U.S.'s first high school academy devoted to oil production.
USDA to farmers: plant genetically modified crops!
GMO beets and alfalfa get federal go-ahead