"Blowout: Inside America's Energy Gamble" is a project of Newsy, the Associated Press, The Center for Public Integrity and The Texas Tribune. See Newsy.com/Blowout for more.
In a series of reports and an upcoming feature documentary, investigative journalists, scientists and concerned citizens trace the consequences of a new global fossil fuel era led by American oil and gas. From the booming oil fields of West Texas to tanker traffic busting the Panama Canal at its seams to a quiet energy revolution in east Asia, this documentary takes a deep dive into American energy's global impacts on profits, public health and climate change.
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As oil and gas exports surge, West Texas becomes the world's "extraction colony"
How Washington unleashed fossil-fuel exports and sold out on climate
Drilling overwhelms agency protecting America's lands
Surge of oil and gas flowing to Texas coastline triggers building boom, tensions