Fracking, a nasty process of extracting oil and gas from the ground, causes groundwater contamination and a host of other problems. Clean energy sources avoid this process, but until we’re using 100% clean energy, fracking will unfortunately be a process that we continue to hear about and see affect our communities.
CREDOAction has a petition up for the public to tell the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to protect federal lands from fracking. Read more and check it out on CREDOAction’s website (don’t worry – you don’t have to actually write anything, they have a standard message you can submit). The BLM is accepting public comment through August 23, 2013.