Sunday, June 24, 2012

Ways to voice your concerns about fracking

*Tell others about fracking and spread awareness of the issue

In New York:
*Petition: Tell Governor Cuomo to ban fracking
http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/water/fracking/fracking-action-center/governor-cuomo-ban-fracking/

*Call an Assembly Member:
http://action.foodandwaterwatch.org/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=10677

*Call Governor Cuomo's office:
http://action.foodandwaterwatch.org/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=10801

*Post a message on Governor Cuomo's wall:
http://www.facebook.com/GovernorAndrewCuomo



Nationwide:
*Petition Congress:
http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/water/fracking/fracking-action-center/national-ban/

Additional tools and information:
http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/water/fracking/fracking-action-center/activist-tools/


Here are some extra resources:
*Proposed FRAC act

*Map of gas drilling in PA
*Fracking incidents across the US
*Fracking ban upheld in some NY towns
*Fracking and the Safe Drinking Water Act
*Energy Policy Act of 2005 - includes exemption of fracking from safe drinking water act
*Article: Safety first, fracking second
*NY Times article on fracking
*Various fracking resources
*A million fracking letters
*Article: Cuomo's consideration of fracking
*Gasland movie website: includes various resources
*Article: earthquake in Ohio linked to fracking
*BBC: overview of fracking
*Food and water watch: fracking action center

Also, here is the proposed bill to ban fracking in NY: Bill

Please consider calling and/or writing your assemblyperson! You can find him/her on this website.

And finally, I just came across this sermon by Tim Keller on the topic of "Can Faith be Green?" In it, he gives Biblical support for protecting and caring for the environment. Check it out: Sermon

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