Author: Food & Water Watch
Food & Water Watch Saturday, October 11: Global Frackdown Sign Up to Join an Event Near You to Take A Stand Against Fracking! Together, We Can Protect Our Communities and Ban Fracking Now! […]
Food & Water Watch Tell Governor Scott to Protect Florida Residents Call for a Statewide Ban on Fracking! Gov. Scott: Stand Up for Florida! 1408_PubLand_Convio_CypressEverglades.jpg Ban Fracking in Florida! This summer’s shutdown of […]
Fracking is the process of injecting a massive volume of water, sand, and chemicals underground at high pressure to break up a rock formation, allowing oil or gas to flow up the well.
Fracking threatens the air we breathe, the water we drink, the communities we love and the climate on which we depend.
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Fracking involves the injection of millions of gallons of “frack fluid” into dense shale rock in order to crack the rock and release oil or natural gas. Frack fluid contains any combination of up to nearly 600 chemicals along with millions of gallons of water and sand. People who live in areas where fracking occurs experience contaminated water, reduced property value, increased truck traffic, loud noise, explosions and even illness.
You can find reports and fact sheets on our site: http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/water/fracking/
Sign the Pledge to Take Back the Tap Tap water is a better choice than bottled for our health, our wallets and our environment. Did you know that…… Bottled water is not safer than tap […]