Pennsylvania Township Declares Freedom from Fracking

Published by Yes! Magazine October 27, 2010 Licking, Pennsylvania defies state law by banning corporations from dumping fracking wastewater. by Mari Margil, Ben Price In Pennsylvania—a central target for natural gas drilling and the controversial drilling practice known as horizontal hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”—local communities don’t have the legal authority to keep unwanted drilling from happening. […]

Gas drilling has blighted my life

Published in High Country News (hcn.org). Reprinted with permission. We need energy — but not at the cost of clean water ESSAY – October 12, 2010 By Louis Meeks My wife, Donna, and I have lived for 32 years on our ranch in Pavillion, Wyo., a lush agricultural area surrounded by the Wind River and […]

Can You Ignite Your Tapwater with a Match?

Gasland! What is it? Rush Limbaugh’s hometown? No, it’s a new documentary film about America since the beginning of the natural gas drilling boom started in 2005. Check this excerpt from the press release about the film: When filmmaker Josh Fox discovers that Natural Gas drilling is coming to his area—the Catskills/Poconos region of Upstate […]

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