Tag Archive: drinking water contamination

The Sky is Pink

A documentary by film maker Josh Fox showing industry’s and politicians’ neglect and denial of the imminent danger of drinking water pollution by fracking. Published in June, 2012. See also: Jeff Goodell, New Anti-Fracking Film by Gasland’s Josh Fox Targets Cuomo: ‘Governor, What Color Will the Sky Be Over New York?’. Rolling Stone, June 20, …

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Fracking: The New Global Water Crisis

In this report, Food & Water Watch reviews the risks and costs of shale development that have been demonstrated in the United States, including economic costs that run counter to industry-backed claims about the economic benefits of the practice. Within the past decade, technological advances in horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”, have enabled …

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Methane contamination of drinking water accompanying gas-well drilling and hydraulic fracturing

There is systematic evidence for methane contamination of drinking water associated with shale gas extraction in the aquifers above the Marcellus and Utica shale formations in the U.S. Northeast. Regulation is needed to ensure the sustainable future of shale-gas extraction and to improve public confidence in its use. Bibliography: Stephen G. Osborn, Avner Vengosh, Nathaniel …

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