North Dakota spills

With the help of hydraulic fracturing, energy companies have doubled North Dakota’s oil production in the past two years. But the oil boom has come at a cost: these companies are spilling and leaking oil and wastewater at an increasing rate. Here we map all the releases that energy companies reported to state authorities from 2009-2011.

North Dakota spills

With the help of hydraulic fracturing, energy companies have doubled North Dakota’s oil production in the past two years. But the oil boom has come at a cost: these companies are spilling and leaking oil and wastewater at an increasing rate. Here we map all the releases that energy companies reported to state authorities from 2009-2011.

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    "With the help of hydraulic fracturing, energy companies have doubled North Dakota’s oil production in the past two...
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    I’m in ND and I can’t tell you how much this depresses me. Not to mention that there’s no housing for last years flood...
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    The creators of Battlestar Galactica had it right when they made “Frack” and “Fracking” a bad word on the show.
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