17 May '12, 11am

Brooklynites: Don’t frack our beer! [VIDEO]

Brooklynites: Don’t frack our beer! [VIDEO] By Tim McDonnell and James West Does worrying about fracking make you thirst for a drink? Before you raise that pint of ale to your lips, consider the source. The brewmeister of Brooklyn Brewery says toxic fracking chemicals like methanol, benzene, and ethylene glycol (found in antifreeze) could contaminate his beer by leaking into New York’s water supply. Unlike neighboring Pennsylvania , New York state has promised to ban high-volume fracking from the city’s watershed. But environmentalists say the draft fracking regulations are weak and leave the largest unfiltered water supply in the U.S. — not to mention the beer that is made from it — vulnerable. This story was produced as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Tim McDonnell is an editorial intern at Mother Jones . James West is a producer for the Climate Desk. He wrote Be...

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