Lois Epstein, P.E., is an engineer and the Arctic Program Director for The Wilderness Society.
As more and more towns experience tremors in regions that have historically never reported seismic events, scientists are investigating whether hydraulic fracturing could be responsible for earthquakes.
After a series of errors during the 2012 Arctic drilling season, Shell may scrap its multimillion-dollar Kulluk drill rig – which was damaged when it ran aground on New Year’s Eve –
Update: Saturday, Oct. 12
Balancing these is the job of the federal government, and so far during President Obama’s 2nd term, some parts of the government are doing better than others.