Fracking Information

The next Bd of Supes meeting about this issue won’t be until March, but in the mean time, there are many ways to become informed about the process and its affect on the surrounding environment.

Here are some links that have a multitude of informational sources.

One place to start is Gasland: the movie

Here is a very informative article in pdf format one can download that takes the attacks by the oil and gas industry against Gasland: the movie, and addresses the information being distributed. It is also full of interesting links and sources of information. It is 39 pages long:

http://1trickpony.cachefly.net/gas/pdf/Affirming_Gasland_Sept_2010.pdf

This one is an article about a spill from a fracking site in Pennsylvania that cause the death of many fish in a nearby stream. In addition, this link provides a source for searching for the number of wells in your state, and the number of regulators. It also has links to graphics showing fracking wells and how they operate:

http://www.propublica.org/article/frack-fluid-spill-in-dimock-contaminates-stream-killing-fish-921

So, there you have it. Take the time to become educated about the process so you can formulate your own opinion and support the actions of those with whom you agree. It is an emotional issue and deserves your attention.