Safe Water ! Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid!

I always take the greatest care to not sound water alarms when science and truth contradict my concerns. Some alerts, however like those over fracking and the situation in Flint, are very real and very much deserving of our concern, and remedial action. It never ceases to amaze me the shortcuts and bastardization of safe practices that municipalities take with drinking water, often escaping scrutinization of the public. One such…

Scotland The Brave – Bands Fracking

I just today read an article covering Scotland and their ban on fracking. I find it interesting that the debate in Scotland really mirrors the debate here in the US. Proponents of the process point to jobs and economic development. Detractors of the process point to potential damage to the Earth, and contamination of drinking water sources.

Fracking, Cracking and Crying For Our Water!

I have been following with great interest the Scranton, Penna lawsuit of two families in the town of Dimock against Cabot Oil and Gas company for what the suit says “reckless disregard for the safety of the plaintiffs an other residents during recent fracking activities. If you have not seen the Documentary “Gasland” you should look it up. The movie shows the effects of methane making drinking water flammable. After…