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Countless individuals have experienced related symptoms from exposure to fracking-related chemicals. Common symptoms or complications from those living near fracking sites include…
Earlier this year I penned a popular mythbusting guide to hydraulic fracturing, also known as ‘fracking’, the process of extracting shale gas by drilling and injecting fluid into the ground at a very high pressure. This process is intensive and potentially risky because the pressure is required to fracture the shale rocks and release the […]
This awesome little video comes to us from the good people at Earthjustice. Fracking: Things Find a Way, looks at the ways that fracking damages ground water, diminishes air quality, and affects communities in the surrounding areas. Companies are fracking in more areas everyday, and companies are not forthright about which chemicals exactly they are […]
The good folks at Earth Justice have just produced this great podcast with ecologist and author Sandra Steingraber, considered by many to be this generation’s Rachel Carson. Tune into the podcast below or follow the link here to learn more about the incredible amount of toxins that we face everyday- and how we can fight […]
Despite what shortcomings exist in our world, 2011 was a year of hope in action.
You have the power to create real change. The citizens of Pittsburgh have banned fracking in their town while also taking away rights to corporate personhood. How can you do the same for your community?