There’s a new player in the energy reporting game, and some of their early work is centering on the oil and brine spills that are taking place in North Dakota. There are several stories that have been published in past few days, all are linked below as well as some brief details about the news source.
Recent Reporting on North Dakota’s Oil & Brine Spills from Inside Energy:
In North Dakota, Oilfield Spill Problems Worsen, by Emily Guerin. Read or Listen as reporter Emily Guerin walks Blacktail Creek with landowner Joanne Njos.
Wastewater Spills In North Dakota: What The Data Tell Us, by Jordan Wirfs-Brock. It’s a closer look at the data provided by the ND Department of Mineral Resources. There is some helpful data visualization tools, and make sure you hang in until the first comment and response.
Here’s the Story on Inside Energy
Included below are a few excerpts and a video from their ‘About’ page which you can read for yourself here.
Inside Energy is a collaborative journalism initiative among public media with roots in Colorado, Wyoming and North Dakota and growing to include other states.
Inside Energy is distinctive multi-platform storytelling with a unique point of view: the spot where people and power intersect, and how that intersection impacts neighbors, communities, regions and the country at large.
Moving beyond polarized arguments and emotional debates, Inside Energy explores how energy is made, how energy moves across communities, and how energy is consumed – making, moving, using energy.