Shale gas extraction is a controversial issue with many people arguing that it further locks us into a fossil fuel future whilst also causing a great deal of damage to our local environment. There are also risks of earthquakes from liquids left in the “fracked” area causing subsidence. There have a been a lot instances of water contamination in the… Continue reading "Shale Gas – Fracking Interviews"
Anything Obama wants, he will get, in the state of North Carolina. Surely, the North Carolina Democrat Party m̶u̶s̶t̶ ̶b̶e̶ , should be questioning how we got to this point. Pat McCrory is pushing the hydraulic fracking issue in the name of improving the economic prospects for NC, while Obama opens the East Coast to oil exploration with sonic cannons (starting… Continue reading "Why Are NC Environmental Groups Allowing Seismic Cannons for Oil and Gas Exploration?"
Summary Repost from Truth-Out.org Water and natural landscapes are the epicenter of North Carolina’s booming tourism and recreation economy. In 2013, domestic tourists spent a record $20.2 billion in the state, up from $19.4 billion in 2012. If North Carolina’s proposed regulations are implemented, some of the state’s most visited areas will be industrialized and public health may be compromised. According… Continue reading "Governor Pat McCrory Is Hiding The Truth About Fracking"