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Oil field operations likely triggered earthquakes in California a few miles...

Thomas H. Goebel, University of Memphis The way companies drill for oil and gas and dispose of wastewater can trigger earthquakes, at times in unexpected...

When fracking moves into the neighborhood, mental health risks rise

Stephanie Malin, Colorado State University Hydraulic fracturing has boomed in the U.S. over the past decade, but unless you live near it, you may not...

It’s time for states that grew rich from oil, gas and...

Bradley Handler, Colorado School of Mines; Matt Henry, University of Wyoming, and Morgan Bazilian, Colorado School of Mines These are very challenging times for U.S....

Trump greenlights drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, but will...

Scott L. Montgomery, University of Washington The Trump administration has announced that it is opening up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas...

Routine gas flaring is wasteful, polluting and undermeasured

Gunnar W. Schade, Texas A&M University If you’ve driven through an area where companies extract oil and gas from shale formations, you’ve probably seen...

Both conservatives and liberals want a green energy future, but for...

Deidra Miniard, Indiana University; Joe Kantenbacher, Indiana University, and Shahzeen Attari, Indiana University Political divisions are a growing fixture in the United States today, whether...

Coastal fish populations didn’t crash after the Deepwater Horizon spill –...

F. Joel Fodrie, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill When the Deepwater Horizon oil spill released 4 to 5 million barrels of oil into...

A decade after the Deepwater Horizon explosion, offshore drilling is still...

Donald Boesch, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Ten years ago, on April 20, 2010, the BP Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded, killing 11...

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