May 16, 2013
As drilling operators search for shale gas in Poland, residents demand more information about the potential impacts of hydraulic fracturing—fracking—on their communities.
April 9, 2013
Virginia Quarterly Review
Two States, Three Countries, Four Opponents of Fracking.
February 1, 2013
For seven generations, Sheila Russell's family has farmed the land of Pennsylvania. Now, the rush for shale gas threatens to put an end to it all.
January 31, 2013
There are thousands of lost oil and gas wells scattered across Pennsylvania, the industrial legacy of a previous era. Now, someone is looking for them.
January 29, 2013
For decades Youngstown, Ohio, was one of the great centers of U.S. steel manufacturing. Then the industry collapsed and jobs disappeared. Now, shale gas is reviving the city's hopes - and fears.
January 28, 2013
While shale gas has revived the economy of a Pennsylvania county, it also threatens to undermine traditional farming.
January 24, 2013
Poland is a test case for shale gas development in Europe, but so far the industry has failed to take off.
January 7, 2013
The development of shale gas could make Poland energy independent from Russia, but it has also started to erode basic civil liberties in the country.
December 31, 2012
Edward Sawicki is a farmer from northern Poland, fighting a private war against shale gas exploration. His goal: Leave the slightest trace possible on this earth.
December 30, 2012
Poland is said to be spearheading the development of shale gas in Europe, but there aren't enough drilling rigs. Dimiter Kenarov goes in search of one.
December 29, 2012
Poland's leaders think they've found a path to energy independence, but their high hopes could prove premature.