energy
Spills From Fracking Are Worse Than We Imagined

An alarming new study has identified 6,600 chemical spills related to hydraulic fracturing in just four US states over a ten year period. The finding shows that fracking is far messier than previously assumed, and that stricter safety measures need to be established and enforced. Read More >>

environment
25 Years After Exxon Valdez, the US Still Isn’t Ready for the Next Big Spill

A quarter of a century ago, after the Exxon Valdez's captain downed one too many drinks and left a third mate in charge, the oil tanker struck a reef and bled 41.6 million litres of oil across 1,300 miles of Alaska's coastline. But the catastrophic oil spills have continued in the US—and they're still not prepared to handle them. Read More >>