Fracking

Environmental Action staff from across the country just went to DC to deliver a petition you signed asking Congress to ban fracking.  We didn't go alone – in addition to a dozen staff and thousands of your signatures, we brought a bottle of 'fracked up water' from a member in PA and delivered it to the front door of the […]

Fracking — the drilling process technically known as hydraulic fracturing where water, chemicals and sand are blasted at high velocity into underground fissures to release natural gas — has been linked to contaminated drinking water, flammable tap water and even earthquakes. But politicians' interest in tackling this environmental threat is underwhelming at best.  That's because any attempt to question fracking's safety draws the ire of uber-lobbying […]