Jan 28, 2013 - COMMON DREAMS
With her farm, water and environment potentially ruined from Shell's fracking, Henry asked, "How is this different from Shell sticking their hand in my pocket and stealing from me?"
Devon Cohen, one of the protesters involved in the day's action, added, "Why are we willing to risk so much at the hands of multinational corporations like Shell who have shown their hand in the past as human rights abusers and irresponsible parties of environmental destruction?"
Hundreds of abandoned oil wells make the site a particularly risky place to frack, the group says. Hydro-geologist Daniel Fisher, who has studied the area, warned, "Each of these abandoned wells is a potentially direct pathway or conduit to the surface should any gas or fluids migrate upward from the wells during or after fracking."... http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2013/01/28-4
FRACKING OURSELVES INTO OBLIVION http://www.scoop.it/t/changingplanet/p/3994993960/fracking-ourselves-into-oblivion
TAR SANDS OIL EXTRACTION - "THE DIRTY TRUTH" GREAT VIDEO http://www.scoop.it/t/changingplanet/p/3995219639/tar-sands-oil-extraction-the-dirty-truth-great-video