National Map of Fraccidents Link fixed.
The country is in the midst of an unprecedented gas drilling boom – brought on by a controversial technology called hydraulic fracturing or “fracking.” Along with this fracking-fueled gas rush have come troubling reports of poisoned drinking water, polluted air, mysterious animal deaths, industrial disasters and explosions. We call them “Fraccidents.”
The Earthjustice created map is incomplete but is being updated regularly.
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Sharon Wilson is considered a leading citizen expert on the impacts of shale oil and gas extraction. She is the go-to person whether it’s top EPA officials from D.C., national and international news networks, or residents facing the shock of eminent domain and the devastating environmental effects of natural gas development in their backyards.
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Does map include mini earthquakes? We’ve had some in Burleson and Cleburne… Joshua too.
I will make that suggestion.
Mitt Romney thinks that U.S. shale oil production could be multiplied by 10.
Mitt Romney wants the U.S. to be energy independent by 2020. Or U.S. oil production is on the rise entirely because of shale oil.
So, in 2020, U.S. shale oil production will have to be multiplied by arround 10.
They make stuff up and people want to believe it rather than face the facts that 1. we are running out of fossil fuel and 2. fossil fuel use is destroying our planet.
Looking forward to a complete map.
Just saw that the web site says “Northeast PA Residents….” We probably need one for our region?
You can move the map around. There is information for Texas but it is incomplete. If you have additions, send them to me and I will forward.