Science & Environment

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Fracking encroaches on Pennsylvania forests

Five activists were arrested Mar. 20 in Pennsylvania's Tiadaghton State Park for protesting fracking operations there. Blocking the only access point to a wellpad, they chained themselves to barrels of concrete.

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World's largest landfill to become NYC's biggest solar plant

Parts of the East Coast are finally adopting solar energy projects, and New York City is leading the charge, the Fresh Kills development is seen as a major victory.

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Fracking site unleashes radioactive water into Pa. creek

In the latest incident of environmental poisoning caused by fracking, a wastewater treatment facility in Pennsylvania is spewing radioactive water into the local Blacklick Creek.