21 Dec '11, 3pm

Best Practices for Fracking Companies to Clean Up Their Act

Best Practices for Fracking Companies to Clean Up Their Act

This article originally appeared on SocialFunds.com . Since 2009, when shareowners filed the first of 21 resolutions that by 2010 had gained an unprecedented 40 percent support, concerns over the impacts of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, have gone mainstream. Risks associated with contamination by toxic chemicals of community drinking water supplies, the disposal of massive volumes of wastewater, and increased air emissions have been widely covered in the media, threatening the social license to operate of companies engaged in the controversial practice. "We struck a nerve," Richard Liroff, executive director of the Investor Environmental Health Network (IEHN) (and a frequent frequent GreenBiz contributor ), told SocialFunds.com. Now, Liroff continued, "There's a moratorium in the Delaware River Basin, there's been a moratorium in New York State, there's a moratorium i...

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