drilling

Trump Administration to Reverse Offshore Oil Rules

The Department of Interior has proposed rolling back parts of 2016's Well Control Rule, which put safety standards in place for systems that prevent blowouts and enact emergency measures if offshore oil and gas drillers lose control of their rigs. The original rule was crafted by the Obama administration as a direct response to the BP oil spill.

The Real Impact of Fracking

The need for large volumes of water over short time periods for hydraulic fracking can cause stress at the coldest, driest, and most critical times of the year for communities surrounding fracking sites.

Lego Quits Shell

The Danish toy manufacturer ended its relationship with Shell after a video linking Lego to Shell's controversial practice of arctic drilling went viral on YouTube.