Monthly Archives: December 2011

Celebs and Officials Collect Emergency Water for Hydro-Fracking Victims in Pennsylvania

Actor Mark Ruffalo and film director Josh Fox denounced a controversial form of gas drilling this morning at New York’s City Hall, where they collected water to bring to 11 Pennsylvania families whose tap water is flammable.

When one resident’s well exploded several months ago, the state investigated and found that faulty casings in the drilling well had caused methane to seep into local drinking wells.

Read the article and see video at ABC News

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Man charged in spill near Pa. gas-drilling site

A 27-year-old man from Temple, Ga., admitted to Pennsylvania State Police that he dumped approximately 800 gallons of dangerous materials from a Bradford County gas well site onto state game lands early Thursday morning, according to a press release from the Towanda barracks.

Read the article in the Star Gazette.

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