08 Jun '11, 6pm

Video: Join My Friends in the Call to Keep New York Tap Water Safe from Fracking" from @NRDC's @OnEarthMag:

As a New Yorker who moved to the quiet countryside upstate a few years ago with my wife and three young children, I’ve been worried about fracking ever since I learned the word and heard this dangerous technology could be coming to town. Where this risky gas drilling practice is already happening around the country – including right next door in Pennsylvania -- we’ve seen grave consequences unfold: from drinking water contaminated with toxic chemicals and radioactive waste, to residents reportedly getting sick, livestock dropping dead, homes exploding, and property values tanking. If that sounds like something straight out of an episode of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation -- well , it is . But it’s also a true story we’ve heard over and over again, nationwide. Now, the big oil and gas corporations are knocking on our doors in New York, eager to frack here. My greatest fear i...

Full article: http://www.onearth.org/blog/video-join-my-friends-in-the-...

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