25 Apr '11, 4am

Check Out Earthjustice's Fracking Video Short "Things Always Find A Way To Happen"

Check Out Earthjustice's Fracking Video Short "Things Always Find A Way To Happen"

earlier this month explaining the threats posed by hydraulic fracturing (fracking) for unconventional gas, including water contamination, an exploding house, dead livestock, and health impacts on residents living near fracking operations, to name a few. It's a great brief overview of the reasons why the lax oversight of fracking and other unconventional gas industry practices deserves immediate and intense scrutiny from public health and safety officials. Just last week, we witnessed Chesapeake Energy's fracking well blowout in Bradford County, Pennsylvania - which eerily took place one year after the BP blowout in the Gulf of Mexico - contaminating local waterways and properties with drilling chemicals. That well blowout is thankfully now under control and awaiting a permanent plug , but it serves as another reminder of how ill-prepared the gas industry is to respond to s...

Full article: http://www.desmogblog.com/check-out-earthjustice-s-fracki...

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