BREAKING: Oil & Gas DRILLING IMPACTS Public Drinking Water SupplIES in Potter County

Investigation: Part 4 of 9  Published: September 2015

BREAKING: Two public drinking water systems have impacted and at least five private water supplies contaminated due to ongoing pollution being caused by a natural gas fracking operation of JKLM Energy in Potter County, Pennsylvania.


Public Herald 30-Month Report Finds DEP Fracking Complaint Investigations Are “Cooked”

Investigation: Part 2 of 9  Published: September 2015

In the largest release of fracking records in Pennsylvania history, Public Herald finds Water Contamination Investigations are “Cooked”

Project: INVISIBLE HAND  Type: FILM SERIES  Status: CROWDFUNDING  Cost: $200K  Timeline: MARCH 2014-2016


Cooked & Shredded! An exclusive whistleblower report by Public Herald

Investigation: Part 3 of 9  Published: September 2015  Publishing Partner: Erie Reader (front-page print exclusive)

As an investigative journalist, you never know when a whistleblower will arrive, and it’s most often when you least expect it.

Project: INVISIBLE HAND  Type: FILM SERIES  Status: CROWDFUNDING  Cost: $200K  Timeline: MARCH 2014-2016


Residents Give Last Words of Advice About Battle to Store Tanks of Fracking Waste in Backyards

Location: SMITHFIELD, PA OF BRADFORD COUNTY  Submission: WASTE NOT GROUP  Published: September 2015 (coming soon)

We were fighting an uphill battle from the start: our appeal was one based primarily on apprehensions and fears…

Published: 33 OPINIONS  Submit OP-ED to PUBLIC HERALD


Photography: Pennsylvania Schools With Fracking

License: Photography  Contributor: Steven Rubin  Published: September 2015 (coming soon)

Steven Rubin is a freelance Photojournalist and Documentary Photographer…Learn more about Steven »

Project: NEWSCOUP  Type: ART EXHIBIT & LICENSING  Status: FUNDRAISING  Cost: $20K+  Timeline: SEPTEMBER 2015-?


Public Herald Releases First Documentary Feature on 18-month Fracking Investigation

Running Time: 90min

Triple Divide is said to be the only documentary of its kind on the controversial subject of fracking capable of speaking to all sides…

Project: TRIPLE DIVIDE  Type: FEATURE DOCUMENTARY  Status: COMPLETED  Reports: 35  Cost: $50K+  Timeline: JUNE 2011 to MARCH 2013  Distribution: