30 Sep '11, 12pm

of fracking can make water flammable. girl lights contaminated tap water on fire (photo): Photo Proof. Fracking

of fracking can make water flammable. girl lights contaminated tap water on fire (photo): Photo Proof. Fracking

Photo Proof. Fracking Can Make Water Flammable : The photo below shows Sherry Vargson, of Granville Summit, PA, lighting her fracking-contaminated tap water. Opponents of regulatory oversight of natural gas hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, like to claim that there’s never been a case of fracking contaminating groundwater. However, the Wall Street Journal reports that drillers using the fracking process are ruining people’s wells. “In May, Pennsylvania regulators fined Chesapeake Energy Corp. $900,000 for contaminating the water supplies of 16 homes in Bradford County, Pa., with methane, including the water well at the Vargson home.”

Full article: http://lancerlord.blogspot.com/2011/09/of-fracking-can-ma...

Tweets

Tap Water Is Cleaner Than Bottled Water (And Other Shocking Facts) | Care2 Causes

Tap Water Is Cleaner Than Bottled Water (And Ot...

care2.com 30 Sep '11, 3am

Today, as I stood in line at the grocery store, watching the woman in front of me haul a huge case of bottled water up to ...

Like duck to water | Yvonne Foong

yvonnefoong.com 01 Oct '11, 1am

Posted on October 1, 2011 by Yvonne Foong Yes! Syahidah has raised enough funds! Her dream is coming true. See? Dreams do ...

4 Face-Offs With Fracking Regulators

4 Face-Offs With Fracking Regulators

green.blogs.nytimes.com 29 Sep '11, 6pm

Guy Solimano for The New York Times People seeking to extract themselves from drilling leases attended a meeting in Lafaye...

How to make Mayonnaise

How to make Mayonnaise

One can make the whisking process easier by using a kitchen towel. Wet a kitchen towel, or any small towel, until it is ve...

We've picked 6 finalists for @NWF's Public Land...

nwf.org 02 Oct '11, 1pm

National parks, wildlife refuges, forests, wilderness areas, and other public lands make up almost one-third of our countr...

Teenage girl dies in Japan water 'exorcism': Reports

Teenage girl dies in Japan water 'exorcism': Re...

straitstimes.com 27 Sep '11, 8am

A 13-year-old girl suffocated after she was strapped down and doused with water by her father and a monk who were trying t...

"energy uses a lot of water and water uses a lo...

renewableenergyworld.com 08 Oct '11, 9pm

Efforts have been underway for decades to conserve both energy and water, but never in concert. This is unfortunate becaus...

Wild Shores of Singapore: A glimpse of Bukom after the fire

Wild Shores of Singapore: A glimpse of Bukom af...

wildshores.blogspot.com 01 Oct '11, 4am

There are no obvious signs of the massive fire on Pulau Bukom, as we passed the Shell refinery under clear, blue skies. I ...

World's Biggest Fracking Operations: CBC Covers...

desmogblog.com 27 Sep '11, 9pm

Yesterday the Canadian Broadcast Corporation (CBC ) announced their investigative series on fracking in British Columbia ....

20 Ways to Conserve Water in the Home

20 Ways to Conserve Water in the Home

care2.com 28 Sep '11, 12am

With more and more areas struggling with droughts, conserving water is more important than ever. Even if you’re not living...

Climate Change Puts the World's Water Infrastructure In Danger | Care2 Causes

Climate Change Puts the World's Water Infrastru...

care2.com 30 Sep '11, 5am

The effects of climate change put water infrastructure in danger, particularly in the developing world, according to a pap...

Chat: FFF Girl DJ Bootcamp

Chat: FFF Girl DJ Bootcamp

juice.com.sg 01 Oct '11, 10am

In case you didn’t get the bulletin, girls kick ass – and pretty often at that. And here are four of them who do it on an ...

The difference in raising a girl & a boy

todayonline.com 02 Oct '11, 1am

When I was 33, I had a daughter. Since it had been clear in my mind that I wanted to build a strong family life and be her...

Why a Former GE CSO is Taking the Plunge to a Water Startup | GreenBiz.com

Why a Former GE CSO is Taking the Plunge to a W...

greenbiz.com 27 Sep '11, 12pm

After more than two decades working his way up the ranks at GE, Jeff Fulgham took a hard look at his past achievements in ...

Challenges to Natural Gas Fracking Escalate

sustainablebusiness.com 07 Oct '11, 4pm

Texas, a state notorious for its embrace of fossil fuel industries, and where 85% of new wells are developed using natural...