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Un-Natural Gas: Fracking Set to Shake Up German Campaign


Environment  (tags: Fracking, frack is whack, activism, activists, destruction, ecosystems, green, conservation, water, pollution, nature, habitat, habitatdestruction, energy, pollution, wildlife )

Cal
- 613 days ago - spiegel.de
Germans are wary of fracking, but that hasn't stopped Berlin from moving ahead to create legal guidelines for the controversial natural gas extraction method. The opposition is up in arms and the issue could dog Chancellor Merkel as she campaigns for



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Past Member (0)
Saturday February 16, 2013, 9:25 am
Noted.
 

Anna Undebeck (205)
Saturday February 16, 2013, 9:48 am
Noted.
 

Lois Jordan (56)
Saturday February 16, 2013, 3:45 pm
Noted. I think it's time for Merkel to go if she presses forward with this.
 

Helen Porter (40)
Saturday February 16, 2013, 8:04 pm
noted.....the woods as the look of a dark fairy tale.
 

Angelika R. (143)
Saturday February 16, 2013, 10:06 pm
Thx Cal for posting this, I,too have been waiting to find an English language article on this.
Should Exxon dare to move in here and exploit us, you bet we'll chase them out . Merkel can definitely forget it in September. And these 2 states mentioned are traditionally red, which would be blue in the US. No way this can get passed, they'll be facing a giant up hill battle! Our Green Party is a very strong minority faction.
Of course it was our yellow party ( the liberals= Free Dems) who paved the way for this, Foreign Minister Westerwelle brewed this when visiting US.
 

Angelika R. (143)
Saturday February 16, 2013, 10:22 pm
Our opposition probably got a little extra help from "Promised Land", starring Matt Damon. The critical film about fracking was just presented at the Berlin Film Festival that ended today and screening will start now.
 

Tal H. (8)
Saturday February 16, 2013, 11:21 pm
Noted! thanks!
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (388)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 12:18 am
Noted thanks Cal.
 

Robert O. (12)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 12:29 am
Thanks.
 

Nimue Pendragon (255)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 12:33 am
Noted.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 1:26 am
noted, thanks
 

Tanya W. (53)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 1:36 am
Noted. They will regret fracking!! No good can come from pollutiing their enviroment.
 

Care member (1)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 3:16 am
Noted
 

Bmr Reddy (8)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 4:14 am
Noted
 

Barbara kelly (162)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 8:00 am
This is a global problem
 

. (0)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 11:01 am
noted with total disgust at Fracking, thanks
 

Amy E. (66)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 11:52 am
Noted
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 2:32 pm
Shale bed oil is very costly to extract and most of the deposits won't yield as much as say the largest which happens to be the Alberta Tar Sands. I though Germany was very pro ecology? The threat to water systems and aquifers is not worth the cost not to mention the airborne contaminants.
 

Eternal Gardener (743)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 3:08 pm
Bye bye to Merkel and let's welcome the GREENS back!
 

Natalie V. (27)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 4:34 pm
noted
 

Kenneth G. (108)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 5:28 pm
Thanks
 
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