Friday, April 13, 2012


Today's newsletter from Inside Climate News brought 4 disturbing articles about fracking. Rather then post each one separately I will post a short lead in to each article, with a link so you can read each completely.

Fracking in L.A.? Test Wells at Urban Oil Field Spark Water Worries  

300,000 people live within a three-mile radius of the test wells, fracked to reach oil once considered too expensive to extract.

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New Waterless Fracking Method Avoids Pollution Problems, But Drillers Slow to Embrace It

Little-noticed drilling technique uses propane gel, not water, to release natural gas. Higher cost, lack of data and industry habit stand in the way.


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Fracking at Drinking Water Source for 80,000 Pennsylvanians Raises Alarms 


Documents and interviews reveal that one Pa. water utility has already leased its watershed to gas drillers — and many others are being courted


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Tiny Doses of Gas Drilling Chemicals May Have Big Health Effects


Authors of new study encourage more low-dose testing of endocrine-disrupting chemicals, with implications for the debate on natural gas drilling.


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