Dozens of American counties saw hundreds, if not thousands, of new units developed between 2015 and 2016.
Do the last few weeks mark a turning point for environmental activism?
In North Dakota’s oil boomtowns, rape, sex trafficking, and domestic violence rates are spiking, with American Indian women suffering the most. Now tribes along the Keystone XL pipeline route worry that the violence could be headed their way—and tribal police may be unable to stop it.
To kick off our week-long series on booms and busts, Jamie Wiebe looks to North Dakota, currently the fastest-growing state in the union, to see how local planners are preparing for what's widely considered to be an inevitable crash.
As oil trains derail across the United States, a windswept—and vulnerable—stretch of Montana’s Glacier National Park underscores the folly of transporting crude by rail.
Elizabeth Royte finds herself stranded in Williston, North Dakota, at the heart of a new oil boom in the United States.