Fracking the Eagle Ford Shale: Big Oil & Bad Air on the Texas Prairie - MULTIMEDIA

Feb 18, 2014

Fracking activity takes place near a rural home in Dewitt County, Texas. Credit: Lance Rosenfield/Prime

Fracking the Eagle Ford Shale: Big Oil and Bad Air on the Texas Prairie is an eight-month investigation by InsideClimate News, the Center for Public Integrity and The Weather Channel.

Award-winning reporters reveal the dangers of releasing a toxic soup of chemicals into the air from oil and gas drilling and expose how little the Texas government knows about such pollution in its own state. They also show that the Texas legislature is intent on keeping it that way.

The project blends traditional and multimedia reporting—including this original video documentary, plus photographs, a slideshow and print and interactive graphics.

Watch the video, click through the slideshow and check out each publication's presentation of the project.

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Project pages for:

InsideClimate News

The Center for Public Integrity

The Weather Channel

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