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New Fracking Standards Not Supported By Environmental Organizations

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

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Environmental organizations are objecting to a misleading announcement coming from the oil and gas industry that says they have "made peace" with environmentalists by agreeing to voluntary fracking standards.

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lee e. (114)
Saturday March 23, 2013, 12:39 pm
I may have signed it once before, it looks all to familiar, but I hadn't seen the accompanying article, and would agree a nation wide moratorium from perpetuating this is late in coming and I would also add - a world wide moratorium should also be implemented!
Thanks Cal -- also posted to f/b

Winn Adams (218)
Sunday March 24, 2013, 11:25 am

Lois Jordan (61)
Sunday March 24, 2013, 1:20 pm
Horrendous. When they don't get the response they want, those dirty energy people just lie.

John B. (194)
Sunday March 24, 2013, 4:53 pm
Thanks Cal for the link to the article. "Voluntary fracking standards" what a joke. Go to the site mentioned ( and the standards are laughable. Read and note with disdain.

Past Member (0)
Sunday March 24, 2013, 5:00 pm

Gloria picchetti (305)
Monday March 25, 2013, 5:53 am
Previously signed.

John Gregoire (282)
Monday March 25, 2013, 6:05 am
so called standards another sick gas industry joke on the naive!

Jo S. (601)
Monday March 25, 2013, 7:07 am
I agree with Lee.

Ingo Schreiner (8)
Monday March 25, 2013, 7:16 am

Tom Tree (236)
Monday March 25, 2013, 7:34 am
This is outrageous!
This is a step backwards in my opinion

Sharon W. (4)
Monday March 25, 2013, 12:39 pm
Well, who would have thought that pumping toxic chemicals into the ground is still not Ok?

Birgit W. (155)
Monday March 25, 2013, 12:55 pm
Sgined. Thanks

Past Member (0)
Monday March 25, 2013, 1:18 pm
I've never known of a one-sided peace working yet.

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Monday March 25, 2013, 1:56 pm
Thank you Cal! I'm not surprised because this is no different than the idea of "clean coal" which is blatantly false.

Nimue Pendragon (323)
Monday March 25, 2013, 2:33 pm

Robert Tomlinson (62)
Monday March 25, 2013, 2:47 pm
Signed and noted!

Susan T. (20)
Monday March 25, 2013, 3:01 pm
Anyone with half a brain knows "voluntary" standards are worthless, since there's no way to confirm that the standards are actually being met. is just another corporate shill website. They choose names that will confuse people - is a well known anti-fracking site.

NYS is teetering on the edge but still holding out against fracking -

Ro H. (0)
Monday March 25, 2013, 3:54 pm

Christeen Anderson (648)
Monday March 25, 2013, 4:21 pm
Signed. No fracking.

Eternal Gardener (750)
Monday March 25, 2013, 5:24 pm
Logical standpoint, for there is NO SAFE way to frack!!!

Judith Hand (56)
Monday March 25, 2013, 7:17 pm
Noted and signed. I think there's a relationship between what seems to be a new standard of "news" and what're unchecked facts and loosely considered commentary. Amazing what people choose to believe, simply because they 'heard it somewhere'.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday March 26, 2013, 4:48 am
I knew it would happen! The people see the president do this, and think they can do it.

paul m. (93)
Tuesday March 26, 2013, 6:01 am

Signed....You'll find there is no Polititions liveing near any fracking experditions.

Yvonne Taylor (36)
Tuesday March 26, 2013, 11:04 am
signed and posted, thank you

Carmen S. (619)
Tuesday March 26, 2013, 6:07 pm
thanks Cal, fracking needs to be stopped
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