Thursday, February 9, 2012

Fracking’s Toll on Pets, Livestock Chills Farmers: Commentary

Smelling gas one morning, a southern Pennsylvania farmer almost passed out when he went outside to check on his bellowing cows.  One of the animals did keel over, kicking its feet in spasms. A couple of days later, a calf was fighting for its life, the farmer said. It died.  Something awful is happening over the Marcellus Shale, the vast geological formation in eastern North America where energy companies are looking for natural gas....                    Read the rest here


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