WORD OF THE DAY
FRACKING: To get natural gas companies inject, at high pressure, into each well up to 8 million gallons of water and toxic chemicals (like kerosene and diesel fuel). This fluid fractures underground formations, unlocking natural gas that has been trapped. WHAT IS THE COST?
This is an issue EWG has been investigating for years. “I leaned heavily on EWG‘s research on natural gas extraction techniques as source material for Gasland,” said Fox. “EWG‘s advocacy for safer drilling brings heft to arguments urging lawmakers at the local and national level to address the astounding lack of regulation of natural gas drilling,” Fox said.
Hope you will be able to watch this enlightening documentary on HBO Monday, June 21 at 9 PM.