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Shattered Ground; The sudden spread of Hydraulic Fracturing ("Fracking") has become an incredibly divisive issue, ripping apart communities and even families Incredibles Division, Division Issues, Ripped Apartment, Environmental Issues, Hydraul Fractured, Fractured Frack, Frack Exposed, Apartment Community
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Defend Our Coast ... Media round up – the story unfolds and is told everywhere. We’re here for much bigger reasons than one pipeline. We’re here because the Canadian tar sands are the most destructive industrial project on earth & will be “game over for the climate” according to NASA’s Jim Hansen. We are here because we’re tired of being bullied by Big Oil. And we’re pushing back on the anti-environment, anti-democratic, dissent-crushing actions of Canada’s federal Conservative government.
When Rhem asked why Google was leaving ALEC, Schmidt said, "Well, the company has a very strong view that we should make decisions in politics based on facts -- what a shock. And the facts of climate change are not in question any more. Everyone understands climate change is occurring and the people who oppose it are really hurting our children and our grandchildren and making the world a much worse place. And so we should not be aligned with such people -- they're just, they're just literally lying." (Emphasis mine
A new video from the Sierra Club, featuring actor Joshua Jackson, suggests that the oil from Canada's tar sands might not be in Americans' best interest. Jackson says in the clip, "Americans take on all the risks, while oil companies collect all the rewards."
GasLand. About exploitation and gross corporate abuse by energy companies hydraulic fracturing. Poisoned, flammable water. Tons of chemicals are leached through homeowners' and farmers' land. Livestock die. Citizens become ill. And they can literally set their tap water ablaze it's so polluted with toxic chemicals. If you don't view this doc, YouTube search fracking fire water.