In Pennsylvania’s Oil Creek Valley, the messy legacy of the country’s first petroleum boom.
The proposed solution — a thirty-one-mile-long pipeline draining Lake Michigan — is dividing residents of Joliet, Illinois.
Stories of Rust Belt workers--their lives, histories, memories, and resistance.
The state’s early industry remade more than the landscape.
An excerpt from "Citizen Reporters."
Nearly a decade after one of the largest inland oil spills in U.S. history, the landscape has changed.
Water, oil, and industrial volcanoes in Indiana's Calumet region, along the shore of Lake Michigan.
Two hundred feet below the surface of the Straits of Mackinac, oil is moving through the Great Lakes.