|Natural gas drillers exploit government loopholes, ignore decades-old environmental protections, and disregard the health of entire communities. 'Fracking,' a violent process that dislodges gas deposits from shale rock formations, is known to contaminate drinking water, pollute the air, and cause earthquakes. If drillers can't extract natural gas without destroying landscapes and endangering the health of families, then we should not drill for natural gas.
Looking for an easy-to-understand -- and easy-to-share -- explanation of fracking? We have just what you're looking for. Fracking 101 is a visually crisp animated video, narrated by actor and director Edward James Olmos in both English and Spanish, that explains in two-and-a-half minutes why hydraulic fracturing is such a bad idea. 'No state has adequate protections in place. Even where there are rules, they are poorly monitored and