Corrosion Coupon Information & Results

March 22, 2018 • Earthworks and Northeastern

XTO Well Explosion Just One of Many Ohio Oil & Gas Pollution Problems

March 19, 2018 • Earthworks
Noble County, OH — Last week, Earthworks filed two complaints with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) regarding oil and gas operations’ air pollution, including the XTO Schnegg well pad explosion and… More »
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Challenging Industry-Funded “Research” and What Pennsylvanians Deserve from the Shale Gas Boom

January 30, 2018 • Leann Leiter
Oil and gas proponents used to insist, there is no evidence of negative impacts from fracking. Then, in several short years, hundreds of studies have demonstrated the very real risks to air, water, health, and the climate.  Not happy with the findings, proponents… More »

Oil and Gas Health Effects

December 11, 2017 • EARTHWORKS
For years, residents of oil and gas field communities have reported health problems that either started or got worse after oil and gas development activities began in the area where they live, work, and play. The most widespread symptoms include… More »

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Frac Sand Health and Environmental Impacts

December 11, 2017 • EARTHWORKS
Sand is critical to fracking. After workers drill down into rock, they create fractures by pumping in a mixture of water, chemicals and sand. The sand keeps the cracks propped open so that oil and gas are released. Frac sand… More »

Peligros en el Aire

September 19, 2017 • Earthworks y Northeastern University

Hazards in the Air

April 29, 2017 • Villa, Lourdes, Wylie, Wilson

Air sampling and resident interviews suggest that Karnes-area residents are threatened by oil and gas air pollution, and that state regulators need to do more to protect residents from that pollution.

Earthworks comments re California methane rule proposal

July 21, 2016 • Bruce Baizel and Aaron Mintzes

Earthworks comments re California Code of Regulations, Title 17, Division 3, Chapter 1, Subchapter 10 Climate Change, Article 4 Subarticle 13: Greenhouse Gas Emission Standards for Crude Oil and Natural Gas Facilities