Stories by Sabrina Shankman

Sabrina Shankman is a recent graduate of UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism. She has written for the Wall Street Journal and the Associated Press, and was a researcher on PBS/Frontline's "Black Money" documentary. subscribe to Sabrina Shankman's feed

Posted on: Aug 25, 2010, Source: ProPublica

New Orleans police officers circulated orders authorizing them to shoot looters and 'take back the city.' But who gave the order?

Posted on: Feb 23, 2010, Source: ProPublica

This latest incident highlights one of the biggest concerns with drilling in Marcellus Shale -- disposal of wastewater, which can be up to 1.2 million gallons per well.

Posted on: Feb 9, 2010, Source: ProPublica

Pennsylvania's Department of Environmental Protection will double its enforcement staff, open a new office closer to the drilling action and release new drilling regulations.

Posted on: Jan 27, 2010, Source: ProPublica

Reports of toxic spills are coming on the heels of a string of other incidents that have killed fish in one of the state's most prized recreational lakes.

Posted on: Oct 28, 2009, Source: ProPublica

The company's announcement takes many of NYC's concerns off the table, but others, including what will happen with the wastewater from drilling across the state, remain.