Other than the 50+ stories we covered in the past week, here are 15 more green stories I thought were worth a share:
Tag: hydraulic fracturing
Video: My Water's On Fire Tonight (The Fracking Song)
Here’s a great song & video on hydraulic fracturing (aka fracking), a relatively new method of obtaining the “clean fossil fuel” — natural gas. Check it out & enjoy 😀
Gov Study Confirms Toxic Chemicals Pumped into Wells During 'Fracking'
Between 2005 and 2009, oil and natural gas companies operating in 14 states injected hundreds of millions of gallons of toxic and/or carcinogenic chemical into natural gas wells, according to a recent investigation conducted by three House Democrats* and made public on Saturday.
Arkansas Earthquakes Linked to Fracking? Two Gas Disposal Sites Suspended
Arkansas has been rocked with earthquakes and now scientists are investigating their relationship to earthquakes, as two natural gas companies have agreed to temporarily suspend use of injection wells in central … [Read full article]
Green Living, Activism, and Clean Energy Stories of the Day
Some of the top green living, activism, and clean energy stories from the past day or so: Activism Greenpeace Gives Facebook “Unfriend Coal” Deadline Greenpeace has been pushing Facebook to … [Read full article]
Climate Benefits of Natural Gas Overstated?
Natural gas production has skyrocketed in the U.S. and elsewhere lately. And one big supposed benefit of this energy source is that it creates a lot fewer greenhouse gas emissions … [Read full article]
Oscar Nomination for Anti-Fracking Film “Gasland” [VIDEO]
“Gasland,” which won a special jury prize at the Sundance Film Festival, has also been nominated for an Oscar now, for Best Documentary. The filmmakers delve into the increasingly infamous … [Read full article]
'Fracking' Violates Safe Drinking Water Act, Congressional Letter Charges
In what appears to be a major, positive stride for environmental quality preservation, congressional investigators submitted a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency charging that hydraulic fracturing — known as … [Read full article]