Methane Leaks from Fracking are Much Worse than We Thought

A major new study in Geophysical Research Letters by 19 researchers — primarily from NOAA and the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) — shows that the natural gas fields leaked 6-12% of the total methane produced, on average, throughout the month of February … that’s way bad.

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The First Rule of Frack Club: We Don't Talk About Fracking

The Hallowich family sued the gas companies over to the harmful environmental and negative health impact caused to their land and family by gas fracking operations. The case settled with about $750,000 ending up in the hands of the Hallowich family to re-locate, but here’s the weird part: The 7- and 10-year-old Hallowich children have been barred from discussing details of the case for the rest of their lives.

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What We Already Knew Confirmed: Fracking Causes Earthquakes

The journal Science, after much study and review, has confirmed that the controversial method of extracting natural gas from shale rock known as fracking can cause earthquakes.

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Fracking The Wealthy In The UK

700 million barrels of recoverable shale oil, more than a year’s supply for Britain, has been found in an area south of London known as the “stockbroker belt” due to the high number of wealthy financiers that live there. Well guess what? London’s wealthy don’t want fracking in their backyard either.

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Fracking The Amish

Jesus said, “Turn the other cheek”. So if you are of the Amish faith you prefer to settle legal disputes within your own community, without litigation. In other words the Amish will not sue, and if you’re a natural gas company, that’s very good news. Turns out that whole “Amish Mafia” thing might be blown out of proportion.

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