17 May '11, 4pm

New Tool for Tracking #Fracking - (We're BIG fans of this series - thanks @nytimes)

My Water’s on Fire Tonight (The Fracking Song) Music by David Holmes and Andrew Bean Vocals by David Holmes and Niel Bekker Animation by Adam Sakellarides and Lisa Rucker Fracking is a form of natural gas drilling An alternative to oil cause the oil kept spilling Bringing jobs to small towns so everybody’s willing People turn on their lights and the drillers make a killing Water goes into the pipe, the pipe into the ground The pressure creates fissures 7,000 feet down The cracks release the gas that powers your town That well is fracked….. Yeah totally fracked But there’s more in the water than just H2O Toxic chemicals help to make the fluid flow With names like benzene and formaldehyde You better keep ‘em far away from the water supply The drillers say the fissures are a mile below The groundwater pumped into American homes But don’t tell it to the residents of Sublette W...

Full article: http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/05/17/new-tool-and...

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