Tag Archives: Fracking Pollution

Petroleum Perils

The perils of extracting petroleum and fossil fuels are well documented. Clearly, drilling in the arctic or offshore is difficult, expensive and dangerous. A spill is hard to contain and virtually impossible to clean up. Spills from 20 years ago like the Exxon Valdez in Alaska to recent ones caused by British Petroleum in the Read More…

A Cleaner Community

We can?t build a strong clean community on a weak foundation! Over the past several years, oil companies have taken advantage of smaller, less resilient communities desperate for work. When large corporations purchase land intending to mine for oil or natural gas, the result is both a breakdown of community as well as a reliance Read More…

Fracking Water Contamination Confirmed

There are many problems with fracking for natural gas. One of the main ones is the destruction of clean water resources. Although gas companies and paid supporters sometime deny it, fracking water contamination has indeed been confirmed. When holes are drilled for fracking, they are supposed to go well below water sources. However … Energy Read More…