The majority of FracTracker’s posts are generally considered articles. These may include analysis around data, embedded maps, summaries of partner collaborations, highlights of a publication or project, guest posts, etc.

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Oil and Gas Brine in Ohio

A hazardous byproduct of oil & gas operations, called “brine,” poses a problem because of its radioactivity and the volumes produced.

8 Maps to Strengthen Environmental Justice Policy in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania’s environmental justice policy is an important tool for protecting marginalized communities from harm – but it needs your input!

PA Environment Digest Blog: Conventional Oil & Gas Drillers Dispose Of Drill Cuttings By ‘Dusting’

David Hess reports on the pervasive & dangerous practice of waste disposal at oil and gas well drilling sites via “dusting.”

Real Talk on Pipelines

This story map contains audio clips and quotes from local officials and residents on the impacts of oil & gas pipelines in their communities.

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2021 Production from Pennsylvania’s Oil and Gas Wells

FracTracker has released an analysis of Pennsylvania’s 2021 oil & gas production totals based on PA DEP data. Explore the maps.

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Mapping Energy Systems Impacted by the Russia-Ukraine War

This story map explores how the West’s failure to transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy is funding Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

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Dimock residents working to protect water from a new threat: fracking waste

Sen. Muth and Dimock, PA residents are fighting a permitted Eureka Resource Susquehanna facility that puts their water at risk.

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Victoria’s Story

The story of Victoria Switzer, a Dimock resident who is leading the charge to protect Burdick Creek and Dimock from toxic fracking waste.