between January 2011 and August 2012, a total of 20 months, the United States used at least 65.9 billion gallons of water to frack for oil and gas, with Texas accounting for almost half of all water use.
Vermont takes first step in anti-fracking legislation
PINNERS FRACK BOARD - Stop Fracking Sign in Vermont... Vermont was the 1st US state to ban Fracking and the anti-Fracking movement there was started by high school students! Power to the people! We're inviting Fracking pinss from around the world on this board. If you have one, send us a message and we'll add you to the Frack Photos pinboard contributors. Click the story for more about Vermont's Frack-free success and then to go www.GetTheFrackOut.com for more anti-Fracking solutions…
There has been a lot of controversy around the question ‘does hydraulic fracturing of shale to release natural gas cause earthquakes‘. Geologists and politicians have butted heads, unsurprisingly, when scientific fact gets in the way of environmental and energy policy. A new study has found again, however, that yes, fracking does indeed cause earthquakes. However, it doesn’t cause as many earthquakes as conventional extraction of oil and natural gas.