Stop Poisoning Our Groundwater: Bad Drilling Pracitices…

stop poisoning our groundwaterOil and gas companies are allowed to inject secret, toxic fluids, directly into our drinking water — and the EPA is currently powerless to do anything about it?
High Pressure Hydrolic Fracturing (or fracking) is a method of drilling for natural gas by pumping a mixture of water and toxic, cancer-causing chemicals deep underground.

It’s already responsible for poisoning the groundwater in states across the country, but thanks to the work of Dick Cheney the EPA can’t currently regulate fracking.

I just signed a petition asking my Senator to co-sponsor the FRAC Act, which would allow the EPA to regulate fracking. Please add your voice and help build the call to pass this vital bill to protect our drinking water.


more info…

1. Burning Tap Water and More: GASLAND Exposes the Natural Gas Industry,” Treehugger, June 25, 2010.
2. Hydraulic Fracturing 101,” EARTHWORKS.
3. Regulation Lax as Gas Wells’ Tainted Water Hits Rivers,” New York Times, February 26, 2011