Does fracking cause earthquakes?: Expert in Ohio says, yes.

KW writes: I hope that with this admission from Ohio that fracking literally shakes the earth under our homes and feet, more folks in New York will struggle against fracking. I wonder how many people previously believed that man-made activity could cause earthquakes? This is eye-opening news. See links to fracking info for New York […]

As court deliberates, two statements against Bloomberg’s eviction of OWS – Green Party & NYCLU

(And, of utmost importance, be sure to go into NYC this Thursday, Nov 17th. We are going to occupy the whole city! Info at OccupyWallSt: here. Long Islanders will meet at the LI Waiting Room of Penn Station at 3:30pm Thursday.) (Court Update from The Guardian:” 2.02pm: The supreme court hearing has now finished, and […]

Fracking and the Environment: Natural Gas Drilling, Hydraulic Fracturing and Water Contamination

Fracking and the Environment: Natural Gas Drilling, Hydraulic Fracturing and Water Contamination Gas drilling companies such as Halliburton say the gas drilling technique known as hydraulic fracturing, or” fracking”, is safe, but opponents contend it pollutes groundwater with dangerous substances. Now, new evidence has emerged possibly linking natural gas drilling to groundwater contamination. ProPublica journalist […]

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