America’s oil rush has left a toxic legacy: abandoned wells leaching pollutants into the atmosphere, ground and water. Millions lie scattered across the country, including so-called "orphans", whose original owners have either disappeared or gone bust.
Who Will Clean Up America's Abandoned Oil Wells?
RFF's Daniel Raimi is featured in a video by the Financial Times about abandoned oil wells.
Media Highlight from The Financial Times — Sept. 22, 2021