Posts Tagged ‘ shale gas ’

Catholic sisters aim to purify Big Oil shale drilling

Apr 27th, 2014 | By

“How can you say the operations are sustainable if you don’t know where the water is going, how many chemicals are being used and eventually what’s happening with the waste water?” An order of nuns in Philadelphia are taking on Chevron.

Shale Gas: Black Hole for Water

May 9th, 2013 | By

Is shale gas’ ecological footprint really favorable? Asit Biswas and Julian Kirchherr argue that its exploitation requires and pollutes massive amounts of water and that the damages it cause far outweigh its benefits. New and more rigid regulations are needed to preserve America’s water resources.