Big Oil & Bad Air on the Texas Prairie: Residents Fear for Their Health

InsideClimate News and the Center for Public Integrity teamed up with The Weather Channel to explore the issue of toxic air emissions and the consequences for the people of the Eagle Ford Shale, one of America’s biggest—and least-discussed—oil and gas booms.

The result of that partnership is an eight-month, award-winning multimedia investigation, including this original video documentary. The project shows that local residents fear for their health—not from the water—but from the air they breathe, and that their lawmakers are turning a blind eye to the dangers.