On November 19, 2014, Sandra Steingraber was sentenced to jail for the second time for peaceful civil disobedience in defense of Seneca Lake in New York. Today, New York State has become the first state with significant shale gas deposits to ban fracking. WAY TO GO NEW YORK STATE! Read how Sandra stood up against big business.
Dr. Anthony Ingraffea is one of North America's leaders in communicating the threat fracking plays to our planet and human health. A former industry insider, Ingraffea was able to see first hand why high-volume hydraulic fracturing is so harmful. Read a recent EcoWatch interview with Ingraffea, or take some time to watch some of his videos:
Rhetoric vs. Reality: Deborah Rogers, the founder of Energy Policy Forum, delves into the truth behind the economics of fracking. Watch her full talk on YouTube.
When Gilles Wending visited the Yukon as a guest specialist at one of the Select Committee on Hydraulic Facturing's public hearings, his message was clear: fracking threatens groundwater. Check out a bit more of what he had to say, particularly about the threat to the Liard River Basin.