For an extensive discussion of many aspects of gas exploration and exploitation, see un-naturalgas.org. Also, see Gas Drilling — Final Wake-up Call, by Gusti Bogok with Carl Arnold, City Sierran, May 2010
The oil and gas industry mantra is that there is not one documented case where fracking caused contamination of water supplies. Well, here’s one and there were more that researchers weren’t allowed to look at. Here is a list of over 650 people who were harmed by gas drilling in Pennsylvania.
And, also from Pennsylvania, here is a new video by Josh Fox with Sean Lennon, Yoko Lennon, and Susan Sarandon as they toured gas drilling areas.
The video looks at the actual experiences of real people in Pennsylvania that will be be duplicated if fracking is permitted in New York State.