License: Public Press Release Published: March 2016
Two Dimock, Pa. families that battled water contamination related to fracking for nearly eight years won a $4.25 million nuisance verdict this week. A key expert witness spoke to Public Herald and said Cabot Oil & Gas “masterfully emasculated” evidence for the case.
Location: PITTSBURGH, PA Submission: PUBLIC HERALD STAFF Published: February 2016
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has sabotaged the public trust and violated the public interest by also ignoring stacks of documented evidence that fracking poses a major risk to drinking water supplies.
Investigation: Part 4 of 6 Published: December 2015
“After sitting through almost two hours of those presentations, there’s no way I’m using my water,” said a resident of the North Hollow JKLM Energy investigation who attended a meeting to be assured their water was safe to drink.
Investigation: Part 5 of 9 Published: October 2015
More than a month after unapproved chemicals were illegally dispersed into drinking water aquifers, 85 – 90% of the chemical mixture is still unknown. The chemicals were part of a “surfactant solution” used for a drilling operation by JKLM Energy, LLC at its Reese Hollow 118 well pad in Potter County, Pennsylvania.
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.
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”
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.
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…