"The fight f/indigenous rts & to keep dirty fossil fuels in the ground is facing a new battle. ETP, one of the cmpies behind DAPL, is nearly finished constructing the Trans-Pecos fracked gas pipeline in W Texas. If completed, it will destroy hist Native sites & environmentally sensitive areas, deplete drinking water & release massive quantities of greenhouse gas emissions." Click f/details & SIGN/share petition to tell Pres Obama to stop the Trans-Pecos pipeline.
Eleven earthquakes recorded in less than 24 hours near birthplace of fracking | theguardian | "Swarm is the latest in a string of temblors to hit north Texas since oil and gas development began in 2008 but area is not ‘a permanent type of seismic region’." Click to read and share the full article.
Fracking Cases in Pennsylvania Expose the Human Cost of Drilling | EcoWatch | "The environmental costs of fracking, from earthquakes to an alarming rise in methane emissions, has been well reported. The human cost of fracking, however, is not heard often enough. In Pennsylvania, two recent cases in Susquehanna County have put the controversial drilling process at the forefront." Click to read and share the full article.