11 Apr '11, 10pm

New Yorkers: "No Fracking Way": The meat of the investigation deals wi... by Jessica Knoblauch: Celebrity disses...

New Yorkers: "No Fracking Way": The meat of the investigation deals wi... by Jessica Knoblauch: Celebrity disses...

Hundreds rally in Albany to warn about dangers of toxic gas drilling Rally-goers in Albany today. Hundreds of New Yorkers from all over the state traveled to Albany today to warn lawmakers about the dangers of fracking. I was one of them. Fracking is a controversial method of gas extraction that involves blasting millions of gallons of chemically treated water into the ground. Across the country, gas production using fracking has been linked to contaminated drinking water, exploding wells, mysterious animal deaths and other unsettling incidents. After widespread public pressure from people worried that fracking could pollute drinking water sources for millions of residents both upstate and in New York City, horizontal drilling for shale gas has effectively been halted until the state finishes a comprehensive environmental impact review. But the state still has not promised...

Full article: http://earthjustice.org/blog/2011-april/new-yorkers-no-fr...

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