Fracking risks in the USA


This video from the USA is called Gasland’s Josh Fox on Dimock, Fracking, and His Arrest.

Christine Shearer, Truthout in the USA: “Although the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 3 issued a statement last week that its preliminary tests of water samples near drilling and fracking sites in the Pennsylvania town of Dimock showed no health concerns, the group Water Defense and ‘Gasland‘ director Josh Fox went to Dimock to look at the EPA summaries themselves, which they say do report high levels of explosive methane, heavy metals and hazardous chemicals”: here.

See also here.

Fracking: Corruption a Part of Pennsylvania’s Heritage. Walter Brasch, Wanderings With Walter M. Brasch: “The history of energy exploration, mining, and delivery is best understood in a range from benevolent exploitation to worker and public oppression. A company comes into an area, leases land in rural and agricultural areas for mineral rights, increases employment, usually in a depressed economy, strips the land of its resources, creates health problems for its workers and those in the immediate area, and then leaves”: here.

So, Is Dimock’s Water Really Safe to Drink? Here.