Blogging from California.
Hello? Industry is injecting frack fluid right into our drinking water.
Keep drilling toxics out of our drinking water Tell your Senators, Representative to support the FRAC Act
Couple of points:
You do not have to live on top of the shale to become a “Shaleionaire,” In fact, most mineral owners live far from the shale due to the Split Estate. Or, landowners take the money and go live somewhere else. Eventually, the pollution overwhelms those who live near the drilling. The Shaleionaires can afford to leave but what about those who can’t afford to leave? So, some get rich and some get cancer.
Accidents are going to happen, folks. Just be sure you aren’t in the way. And, hey, don’t drink frack fluid per Aubrey McClendon. Disregard what all those other industry folks said about drinking frack fluid. Is anyone dizzy from all the spin? Drano in our drinking water? Really, Aubrey?
If independence from foreign oil is our objective, then why sell shale gas to foreign countries. Natural gas is not an alternative.
Here are your options, folks:
- Conserve, conserve, conserve
- Generate your own electricity with solar panels
- Promote windmills.
Flip this around:
Bloomberg reports that fossil fuel subsidies are twelve times renewable energy subsidies.
Fossil Fuels – $557 billion
STOP Corporate Welfare for the oil & gas industry!