The fracking frontline: a tale of two Pennsylvanias – video
In what the Pennsylvania governor says will ‘level the playing field for gas exploration’, a controversial bill has been passed, rendering previous zoning laws void. With the new bill hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, can take place as close as 90 metres (300ft) from residential houses. This film visits Dallas township where the citizens’ engagement has kept the gas exploration at bay – for now
Friday 24 February 2012
Hydraulic Fracturing in West Michigan
Newaygo, Mecosta, Oceana and Barry Counties
An overview of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in Northern and Southern Michigan can be found at Watershed Counsil
The Bureau of Land Management Friday issued a proposed rule to disclose chemicals use in Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) Industries are being asked to publicly disclose the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing. People are reporting poisoned drinking water, polluted air, mysterious animal deaths, and sick families. But industry is not making public this information. Facts on health and environmental impacts of fracking has made it difficult for citizens to get the facts on health and environmental impacts of fracking.
Please take a moment to visit Land and Sea link and see the pros and cons. Real people that are suffering from polluted water from fracking and how the residence are now dealing with an irreparable problem.
Video – SEA AND LAND
Dr Paul Hetzler, a technician who was responsible for investigating and managing groundwater contamination at the New York Department for Environmental Conservation: “If you were looking for a way to poison the drinking water supply, you could not find a more chillingly effective and thorough method of doing so than with hydraulic fracturing.”