A University of Alberta assistant professor wanted to make public information about oil and gas wells easier to find and use. So he started a project to collect drilling data from state agencies, gather it together in an easy-to-search database, and invite the public to add notes, observations and anecdotes.
Oil spills, whether they are increasing or not, are not being communicated to local communities
A new GAO report finds the EPA is not doing an adequate job of keeping underground sources of drinking water safe.
Yesterday, we learned how a guy named M. King Hubbert introduced the concept of peak oil in 1956, a concept that peaked in the public psyche somewhere around August 2005. Today, we're returning to the question, "Whatever happened to peak oil?" - which is the moment oil production reaches a global maximum. Did peak oil […]
Court's ruling on Longmont's fracking ban just the latest twist in the war on fracking.