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Oil and Mining

Another look at the perilous price of American energy

On this hour of Reveal, we take another look at three of our major investigations that explored energy production in the United States. We’ll revisit how fracking has opened new realms of oil and gas production and examine some of the complex consequences of so-called energy independence.

Feb 13, 2016
Environment

Tracking oil trains

While America’s energy boom means cheaper oil, shipping massive amounts of crude can lead to another kind of boom: So far this year, five oil trains have derailed and caught fire.

Jun 13, 2015
Local Law Enforcement

Assault on justice

When you hear the charge “assaulting a police officer,” you might assume that an officer has been hurt or injured while serving the community. But in Washington, D.C., it also can be used as a tactic against citizens.

May 9, 2015