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Fracking in 5

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Presentation of what fracking is, why it's bad, and what you can do about it.

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Fracking in 5

  1. 1. Fracking in 5 KNOW NOTHING ABOUT FRACKING? GO FROM ZERO TO HERO IN 5 MINUTES!
  2. 2. What is fracking?
  3. 3. 81,898 wells drilled since 2005
  4. 4. Over 15 million Americans live within 1 mile of a fracking well
  5. 5. 456,600 tons combined particulates, nitro gen oxides, carbon monoxide, VOCs, sulfur dioxide
  6. 6. BTEX (Benzene, toluene, ethyl-benzene, xylene) Methanol Hydrochloric acid Naphthalene Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Formaldehyde Sodium Hydroxide Ethylene glycol Glycol ethers
  7. 7. Cancers Neurological disorders Endocrine disruption Birth defects Respiratory illnesses Rash Headaches Bloody nose Nausea Chronic fatigue Eye and throat irritation Bone pain
  8. 8. 1 frack = 5 million gallons water avg. (x 18)
  9. 9.  250 billion gallons freshwater used since 2005
  10. 10. 360,000 acres land directly destroyed since 2005
  11. 11. 100+ million metric tons CO2 equivalent emitted
  12. 12. Fracking climate chaos
  13. 13. Decrease your house and property value! Have the bank ―call‖ your loan! Be unable to get property or mortgage insurance!
  14. 14. Do you want:  Clean air and water?  Food free from toxins and radiation?  To stay healthy?  To move our country to clean energy and slow down climate change?  To keep your property value?  To preserve the environment and national parks?
  15. 15. Just say NO!
  16. 16. USE YOUR CITIZEN SUPERPOWERS  Say NO to frack waste on Ohio River – deadline November 29. Right now!  Sign petitions to ban fracking – Right now!  Stay informed and talk about fracking.  Support clean energy initiatives!  Support local initiatives against fracking, fracking infrastructure and toxic waste disposal
  17. 17. Image Credits http://www.globalresearch.ca/disinformation-on-natural-gas-pro-fracking-spin-on-public-radio-brought-to-youby-qatar/5337579 ecoswitch.com Fort Worth Citizens Against Neighborhood Drilling Ordinance—house with fracking http://www.indyweek.com/triangulator/archives/2013/10/08/gasland-part-2-premieres-in-durham http://www.greencupboards.com/blog/2011/08/25/fracking-debate/ DeSmogBlog.com ecowatch.com http://www.psr-la.org/health-effects-of-chemicals-used-in-fracking/ http://www.trishfortune.com/2013/09/03/3-no-fail-techniques-to-tame-your-chronic-aches-and-pains-1of-3/ http://www.crowdfundingblogs.com/is-the-sec-against-crowdfunding-ohio-may-be/ http://www.catskillmountainkeeper.org/our-programs/fracking/whats-wrong-with-fracking2/wastewater/?doing_wp_cron=1385397950.2234079837799072265625 http://www.123rf.com/photo_10061748_dry-soil-in-arid-areas.html United States Geologic Survey Amy Youngs Shutterstock National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association http://www.vamortgagesinfo.org/2013/04/mic-mortgage-va-refinancing/ Benjamin Rasmussen for The Wall Street Journal New Yorkers Against Fracking
  18. 18. Information Credits http://www.environmentamerica.org/sites/environme nt/files/reports/EA_FrackingNumbers_scrn.pdf http://www.earthworksaction.org/issues/detail/hydra ulic_fracturing_101#CHEMICALS http://www.americanbanker.com/video/whyfracking-is-a-problem-for-banks1063628-1.html

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