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Do you know what fraking is? Do you know if its happening were you live? Polluted water is a death sentence and fraking is nearly unregulated and responsible for major water contamination whenever it happens. Get educated so your community isn't taken advantage of!
"Maybe Rick Perry and the idiots that voted him back into office will be able to pray in some new drinking water while the non-stupid people of Texas pray for a governor with a triple-digit IQ. While you’re waiting to see how that works out for the citizens of West Texas, take some time to watch this interview with Antonia Juhasz, an oil and energy analyst, author, and journalist."
"Someone needs to explain to me why wanting clean drinking water makes you an activist, and why proposing to destroy water with chemical warfare doesn't make you a terrorist." (Now, THAT is an important question. What is wrong with governments all around this world that exist to protect big business at the expense of the very air and water we all need to survive? What is wrong with these governments that imprison and persecute people for taking action to save our life-sustaining resources? --GL)
Documents obtained by The Center for Biological Diversity also revealed that Central Valley Water Board tests found high levels of arsenic, thallium and nitrates in water supply wells near nine of the hydraulic fracking wastewater disposal operations. Sullying fresh water contravenes both California's state law and the federal Safe Water Drinking Act, which protects aquifers.