Photo Slideshow: Michigan’s New Natural Gas Rush — The Landowners’ Perspectives

Who owns the land that could feed the United States' natural gas needs?

Q&A: Josh Fox on the ‘Toxification’ of U.S. Water Sources in the Dig for Natural Gas

The documentary “Gasland" has shown at film festivals and on HBO.

Infographic: Michigan Mineral Rights

In Michigan, $178 million for nearly 120,000 acres of state-owned minerals in 20 counties.

Infographic: Anatomy of a Gas Well

Several layers of steel casing typically enclose a well bore and the empty spaces between can be sealed with cement.

Infographic: What is Hydraulic Fracturing?

Hydraulic fracturing is a process used in nine out of 10 natural gas wells in the United States.