Tag: fracking

Trump Wants To Know If You’re Okay With Gutting Fracking Rules

The Trump administration has quietly opened up public consultation on whether to gut Obama-era safety rules for hydraulic fracturing. Sandwiched between controversies surrounding healthcare and...

More Fracking Earthquakes Cause Damage And Distress

Geologists have confirmed that fracking operations caused an earthquake in Kansas that measured 4.9 on the Richter scale. Despite this, the injection of fracking...

Firefighters Rescue Dog Trapped In 30-Foot Sinkhole

Recently the volunteer fire department in Fallowfield Township, Pa., came to the rescue of a dog stuck in a 30-foot deep sinkhole, which was...

Environmental Groups Suing EPA Over Fractured Fracking Policies

Last week, the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC), along with several other environmental groups, filed a lawsuit against the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...

4 Huge Threats To Our Planet

It's no secret that our modern way of life is pretty disastrous for the planet. Our oceans, air and land are being desecrated, and...

Top 7 Worst Impacts of Fracking (on a Personal Level)

Fracking is the process of sending shockwaves, water and slurry into the ground to open up oil reserves. Fracking has been in use since...

Farmers in California Are Using Fracking Wastewater to Grow Your Food

The old saying "Desperate times call for desperate measures" has never been more fitting than it is for California farmers. Faced with ongoing drought...

Time to Get Serious about the Dangers of Fracking

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking as it is more commonly called, is a destructive process used to extract oil and natural gas from subterranean rocks....

Research on the Health Repercussions of Fracking Faces Major Roadblocks

You would think that an inherently destructive process like fracking, a method commonly used to collect natural gas, would warrant extensive, long-term studies as...

NRDC Petitions President Obama to Halt Fracking on Public Lands

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is currently circulating a letter to President Barack Obama, asking that he put measures in place to stop...
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