13 Sep '11, 12am

Today is national #fracking call-in. Can you call @BarackObama to tell him ur concerns about #fracking?

Today is national #fracking call-in. Can you call @BarackObama to tell him ur concerns about #fracking?

Call the White House TODAY at 202-456-1111 or 202-456-1414 between 9 am and 5 pm EDT Say, "Hello my name is ______. I live in (City, State). I am concerned about the potential impact that hydraulic fracturing could have on my clean water. I urge you to promote sustainable energy policy solutions that are based on true renewable resources." Feel free to explain why you are concerned about natural gas development. Examples might include: “I am worried that my water [or the water for people living in shale gas regions] could become contaminated from cracked well casings or a spill or explosion at a natural gas drilling site.” “I have seen the recent flooding in the northeast, and I am concerned about the impact that drilling in a floodplain could cause on the water supply.” “I am concerned that once all of the drilling for natural gas is completed, my community will be left w...

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