Miami-Dade Votes To Ban "Fracking"Taking a proactive measure to protect the county's water supply, the Miami-Dade commission has passed a ban on the process known as "fracking" for gas or oil exploration.
House Backs High-Profile Drilling, 'Uber' BillsAfter an intense debate spread over two days, the Florida House on Wednesday approved a bill that would revamp regulation of the controversial oil and gas drilling process known as "fracking."
"Fracking" Bill Ready For State House VoteAmid opposition from environmental groups, a bill about oil and natural-gas drilling, which includes a controversial method known as "fracking," is headed to the full House.
Report: Man-Made Earthquakes Shake Over A Dozen Areas In USMore than a dozen areas in the United States have been shaken in recent years by small earthquakes triggered by oil and gas drilling, a government report released Thursday found.
This Week: Robin Williams Is Protected & Maya Angelou Gets StampedThis week, a late comedian's likeness can't be used for quite some time and a late poet gets honored.
USGS: More Data Needed To Assess Any Fracking-Pollution LinkA new study by the U.S. Geological Survey says more data is needed to be able to say for sure if a link exists between unconventional oil and gas development and degraded water quality.
Keystone XL Veto Could Make A Case Against FrackingThe move to veto showcases the Obama administration’s focus on climate change and sheds light on the growing concerns over fracking.
Defying GOP, Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline BillDefying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.
Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking OversightDemocrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing.
State Senators File Anti-Fracking BillA pair of Florida senators want the state to just say no to fracking.
Drinking Dirty Water: Is America's Water Safety In Jeopardy?Despite the Safe Drinking Water Act, you and your family may be drinking dirty water.
Multi-Agency Exercise Tests Oil Spill ReadinessHas South Florida readied itself for an oil spill disaster like that seen in the Gulf oil spill in spring 2010? New oil drilling on Cuba's waters brings reason for concern.