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New Report on Fracking Near National Parks, Recommendations to Protect Wildlife and Resources From Oil and Gas Drilling


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

Cal
- 453 days ago - paramuspost.com
Tthe National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) today released National Parks and Hydraulic Fracturing: Balancing Energy Needs, Nature, and America's National Heritage



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John S. (297)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 7:11 am
Thanks for the article.
 

Edo R. (71)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 3:35 pm
Thanks for sharing!
 

Lois Jordan (55)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 3:54 pm
Noted. Also makes me wonder why the land belonging to private owners isn't considered as important as federal park lands. Fracking is bad, and it should be considered bad under all circumstances, in all locations.
 

lee e. (114)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 8:11 pm
These industries are our deadly foes - we've got to stop them - they are destroying the Earth -- they are being radically greedy at the expense of our lives - take heed!
 

pam w. (191)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 9:39 pm
What lee said!
 

Ruth R. (215)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 9:52 pm
Noted.
 

. (0)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 9:55 pm
Frack No!
 

Lynn D. (0)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 2:00 am
Thanks!
 

Gabriela V. (156)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 2:31 am
noted
 

Veronique L. (210)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 3:34 am
Noted Cal
 

Arwen Woods (222)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 4:28 am
Noted and shared. Thanks Cal.x
 

John Gregoire (257)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 5:10 am
In this day of agribusiness type farming, all open land, like pasture, is vaulable -more so than ever. I wish we would get the terminilogy correct. The problem is with HIGH VOLUME HYDARUALIC FRACTURING. To use simply fracking begs the argument that it has been going on for years and indeed it has. Water wells can benefit from fracking but HVHF involves a different drilling and fracturing method using dangerous chemicals and using too much water, some of which is permanently removed from the water cycle.
 

paul m. (93)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 5:22 am

That's a lovely park..!!
 

. (0)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 7:02 am
noted with thanks
 

Tom Tree (254)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 7:40 am
Noted & Shared !
Thank You for bringing to OUR attention !
 

FranNOMAILPLS Darcy (213)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 9:35 am
More greed. What a beautiful park, keep it lovely
 

Jane H. (128)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 10:27 am
noted
 

ewoud k. (73)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 10:37 am
Fracking is no good, and should be stopped right away and everywhere, not just near national parks.
 

Gloria picchetti (287)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 11:06 am
Excellent report - shared.
 

Kirsten Taufer (43)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 12:45 pm
Is there no part of the world we will leave Un-raped? How about we stop developing oil and gas altogether and invest in renewable energy?!
 

Paulett Simunich (0)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 12:53 pm
Are, we. the people no less important than our National Parks etc??? Resting a bit easier after reading the report.....finally a voice of reason enters the picture.
 

Sheila S. (63)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 1:04 pm
"...said NPCA Vice President for the Center for Park Research Jim Nations. “Our research revealed that some national parks are already in peril. Unless we take quick action, air, water, and wildlife will experience permanent harm in other national parks as well.”
High Volume Hydraulic Fracking is harmful and dangerous to ALL living things! The best "quick action" to take is to stop it!
 

Betty Kelly (2)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 1:26 pm
If I had the power there would be NO FRACKING in USA.
 

lee e. (114)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 1:31 pm
I stand corrected John G - I made the assumption that when I mention fracking - I'm speaking of HVHF - I shouldn't do so - thanks for the correction! We do indeed have to stop both the Tar Sands - Keystone XL pipeline, and the pipelines that are designated for NYC, as well as HVHF planned for NY State - I have and will persist in en every effort to prevent this craziness - if I must get arrested - so be it! Civil disobedience is at times listened to -- Sandra Steingraber was arrested 2 weeks ago and spent 10 days in jail to prevent Igerny from its construction of a refinery on Lake Seneca -- I hope many more will follow her example!
 

Elizabeth M. (66)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 1:33 pm
Noted and article read with dismay. All the money being used for Hydraulic Fracking should be going towards discovering alternative safe fuels.
Thank You Cal.
 

Dave C. (213)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 1:48 pm
greed destroys anything that gets in its way including the future.
 

Anette S. (24)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 3:43 pm
noted
 

NoMailPlease M. (445)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 5:41 pm
Our PARKS are treasured and sacred to all who enjoy getting away. Lately, it's all up for GRABS! I truly feel for the younger generation that is left with NADA. Sadly Noted CAL!
 

Claudia Acosta (13)
Monday April 29, 2013, 4:13 am
“We should not gamble with the health of our national parks,” Nations said. “Oil and gas resources can be accessed without sacrificing our most important natural areas and most revered historic places.” But also should say ...PROTECT OUR PLANET, because other countries are being destroyed to provide the oil and gas you need!
Thank you.
 

Lynn C. (94)
Monday April 29, 2013, 8:49 am
ty
 
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