28 Jul '11, 9pm

Frack Attack Music Video Warns of Gas Drilling Dangers in South Africa

Frack Attack Music Video Warns of Gas Drilling Dangers in South Africa

“We hope this video will help us spread the message about the potential risks involved with the use of fracking. If fracking is allowed to be implemented without careful research and planning, it is the entire country that will be directly or indirectly affected,” said Deal. The lyrics, which TKAG provide an English translation of, describe the struggle of a resource rich region, targeted by industry “vultures.” Fracking “makes the whole ecosystem toxic” and brings “poison that spreads through the taps.” The message to the gas industry is clear: “take that failed technique and hit the road.” As Deal explains, “we are talking to the youth because they are the ones who will be most affected by the potential social, economic and ecological damage caused through this mining technique.” The South African government has imposed a temporary ban on fracking until further scientifi...

Full article: http://www.desmogblog.com/frack-attack-music-video-warns-...

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