FRACKING WASTEWATER RADIOACTIVE AND CONTAMINATED - In a study published today (Oct. 2) in the journal Environmental Science and Technology, researchers found high levels of radioactivity, salts and metals in the water and sediments downstream from a fracking wastewater plant on Blacklick Creek in western Pennsylvania.
42,800 gallons of fracking fluid boiled over — spewing into the streets, sewers and streams of Arlington Texas.
Scientists can now see fracker’s “fingerprints” all over polluted water | Grist People are getting sick all across fracking country, and many are blaming their mysterious illnesses — headaches, excruciating rashes, even liver damage — on the chemicals oil and gas companies have been pumping into the earth. But thanks to trade-secret laws, which allow companies to stay mum about the chemicals in their fracking fluid, it’s been difficult to pin the blame on the practice — until now that is.
Scientists Find ‘Direct Link’ Between Earthquakes And Process Used For Oil And Gas Drilling - The USGS research is just the latest in a string of studies that have suggested injected wastewater from drilling is migrating along dormant fault lines, changing their state of stress, and causing them to fail.
Fracking Linked to 4.4 Magnitude Quake in Alberta, Making It the Largest Fracking-Related Quake Ever: Several Fox Creek, Alta., residents said they felt the earthquake when it rumbled through an area west of the town last week.
Governor Cuomo keeps speaking up about climate change after Sandy, and just yesterday asked: What are the best ways we can make sure climate change fueled storms like Sandy don't happen again? Well, the math is simple. Fracking for gas makes climate change worse, by a degree in temperature and worsening weather that hopefully we'll never have to see. CLICK LIKE & SHARE to tell Governor Andrew Cuomo that if he's serious about fighting climate change & more Sandys, it's time to ban fracking NOW