Employees of an oil and gas company work on a natural gas valve at a hydraulic fracturing site. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Hollywood Faces Fracking In ‘Promised Land’

The new movie “Promised Land” digs into the fierce national debate over fracking, the technique that’s generated a boom in U.S. natural gas production while also stoking controversy over its possible impact on the environment and human health.


Alleged pollution of a lake near the Parc du Lac estates in Dallas. (Courtesy: Bob Haugh)

Neighborhood Sues School Over Alleged Lake Contamination

Dallas residents have sued a school, saying its construction polluted a nearby lake.

CBS 11–11/24/2010