The Fracking Truth: In A Rare Moment Of Honesty, Former Governor Admits His State’s Policies Favored Economics Over Safety During Fracking Boom

The Fracking Truth: In A Rare Moment Of Honesty, Former Governor Admits His State’s Policies Favored Economics Over Safety During Fracking Boom
Fracking Goes Boom: Former Governor Admits Economics Are Routinely Put Above Safety When It Comes To The Fracking Industry Q: What do you call an honest politician? A: Retired. A small joke for you there. And let’s be honest: even that’s not really true. Most retired politicians will say whatever the highest bidder asks them to–perhaps its force of habit, or a genetic predisposition, who knows.… Read the rest

What’s Your Fracking Problem? New York State Has One: 17 Foals Born With Rare Birth Defect May Be Linked To Fracking Fluids On Site

What’s Your Fracking Problem? New York State Has One: 17 Foals Born With Rare Birth Defect May Be Linked To Fracking Fluids On Site
Fracking May Be Related To A Cluster Of Foals In New York State Born Stillborn Or With Rare Genetic Disorders A cluster of rare birth defects and stillborn foals at a horse breeding facility in the Southern Tier of New York has many crying foul over the possibility of fracking chemicals tainting water supplies. So far 17 foals have been identified with the inability to swallow, also known as dysphagia, and the site’s owner believes fracking could be to blame.… Read the rest

There’s a new foe in the global emission wars, and it looks like we’re losing. Badly.

There’s a new foe in the global emission wars, and it looks like we’re losing. Badly.
Fracking, another enemy of our delicate climate. If your kid messes up on a chemistry test, he or she might get a bad grade. If things are really terrible, there might be a make-up class or summer school in the offing. But when the scientists and bureaucrats responsible for reacting to and dealing with climate change screw up their chemistry, we all could all end up paying the price for the foreseeable future.… Read the rest

New Stanford U Study Shows Strongest Evidence Fracking Affects Drinking Water

New Stanford U Study Shows Strongest Evidence Fracking Affects Drinking Water
Study Shows That Fracking Fluids are Tainting Drinking Water–Where Is the State of Wyoming? Where Are the Feds? Flaming water laden with chemicals poisoning drinking water–when will the EPA finally say enough is enough? A new study by researchers from Stanford shows definitive proof that fracking is poisoning drinking water supplies in Wyoming. Pavilion, Wyoming where the study took place, is a town of 231 people and nearly as many oil and gas wells.… Read the rest

Fracking Causes 90 % of Western Canada’s Earthquakes

Fracking Causes 90 % of Western Canada’s Earthquakes
90%of Earthquakes in Western Canada Triggered by Facking Operations  A new fracking danger emerges: earthquakes A new study by the Geological Survey of Canada has revealed that fracking is to blame for up to 90 percent of the earthquakes that occur in western Canada, a deeply disturbing fact. As if fracking wasn’t bad enough–tainting groundwater sources, causing tap water to ignite, driving people from their homes with noise and fumes, dumping diesel fuel and toxic wastewater in unlined ponds–now a new threat has emerged as a result of the controversial practice for extracting gas and oil: earthquakes.… Read the rest