If you think contaminated ground water, increased seismic activity and unknown impacts to the food chain are a bad idea, there’s still time to comment on NY’s regulations on hydraulic fracturing (fracking).
Evidence is starting to appear that hydrofracking causes earthquakes in addition to polluting groundwater. The gas companies are already whining that the regulations are too strict, of course, but at some point you have to ask if the benefits don’t … Read More
Hydrofracking has an alarming tendency to permanently pollute underground water supplies yet the NYS DEC has drafted rules that could allow fracking near NYC water tunnels. Millions of people rely on this water supply and it’s already in trouble due … Read More
In case you thought that “hydrofacking” could possibly be considered a good idea, the National Academy of Sciences has published a study that confirms that fracking contaminates groundwater supplies. Everyone else is just shaking their heads and stifling the desire … Read More
If you’ve ever wondered about the dangers of hydraulic fracturing or “fracking”, consider what happened in Wyoming. There’s no free lunch, and the price may be higher than you can imagine.