In gas drilling, ‘fracking’ may not be the only threat to well water — NewsWorks

June 10, 2011 Leave a comment

In gas drilling, ‘fracking’ may not be the only threat to well water — NewsWorks.

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F@# Fracking and Save $100,000 « The Progressive Pulse

June 10, 2011 Leave a comment

F@# Fracking and Save $100,000 « The Progressive Pulse.

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PFBC 2011 Press Release – Add 99 Stream to Wild Trout List.

This is one of the strongest protections Pennsylvania has to offer its streams.  Great.

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Some more than others

“I get why folks are fighting up here.” one said. “You can see clear to the bottom.”

via Fracking America: We All Bear the High Cost of “Cheap” Natural Gas | Commentary | SoCal Focus | KCET.

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Coldwater Conservati​on Corps Training


Gas dam blowout on Pine Creek

High Waters Wash Out Dam – WNEP.

Repeat after me.  All the well-intentioned volunteer stream monitoring efforts can be wiped out in single instances like this.  Pine Creek may be a local treasure.  But to local trans-national gas companies from Texas and Oklahoma, its nothing more than either and obstacle or a resource.  They want to use it or get across it, that’s all.  Don’t believe the billboards.  And start getting involved, before everything is gone.

Organic? Not so fast.

“If the air is fouled and the animals are drinking water that contains poisonous fracking chemicals, then products from those animals are going to have poisons …”

via How gas drilling contaminates your food – Sustainable food –

The vast majority of the upper Susquehanna region has been undergoing a local, organic, sustainable agriculture revolution.  The frack industry will surely compromise those efforts, making it that much more difficult for the region to compete and survive, post-frack.