|Fwd: Tell the EPA: Tighten Restrictions on Fracking Now||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Scott Jackson (sjackzen46gmail.com)|
|Date: Mon, 19 May 2014 13:22:55 -0700 (PDT)|
A fracking petition from Rev. Sally Bingham of Interfaith Power & Light. Scott Jackson sjackzen46 [at] gmail.com ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Rev. Sally Bingham <info [at] interfaithpowerandlight.org> Date: Mon, May 19, 2014 at 3:16 PM Subject: Tell the EPA: Tighten Restrictions on Fracking Now To: sjackzen46 [at] gmail.com <#14616207f7c3236c_> <#14616207f7c3236c_> <#14616207f7c3236c_> <#14616207f7c3236c_>[image: Interfaith Power & Light]<http://salsa4.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=I8jrAAtVeS0tOHT4CyOk8dHL18wYgKVY> Dear Scott, [image: Ask EPA to tighten restrictions on fracking]<http://salsa4.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=KjdGCR8Y3tm9cXDNX%2Bhmb9HL18wYgKVY> <http://salsa4.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=GInBRyWOg9UTdloDKbCTrdHL18wYgKVY>Sometimes it seems that there are no limits to what people will do to avoid using the clean renewable energy that nature has provided. The oil industry’s newest tactic is “fracking” – short for hydrofracturing. It involves injecting the earth with chemicals, diesel fuel, water and sand to unlock oil and gas. It can also release methane into the air and radioactive elements underground, contaminate groundwater and many believe that it could destabilize faults and create earthquakes. But fracking is so minimally regulated that we don’t even know what chemicals are used or what health effects they may have. *Click here to tell the EPA: It’s time to regulate fracking. <http://salsa4.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=0fWP02ViohJvgNAd%2Bs2rzNHL18wYgKVY>* We need more information and better safeguards, so we can make informed decisions about the risks we are taking and the enormous amount of water used to extract the oil and gas. *We can’t allow fracking to continue without knowing the consequences. That’s why we need to protect nature right now and put stronger regulations on fracking. **We have a moral imperative to speak up.* *Click here to join us in asking the EPA for stronger regulations on fracking. <http://salsa4.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=M2QcwRkDPuKvnKYYCcglRtHL18wYgKVY>* The scary stories keep piling up: first a Texas family suffering from migraines, nose bleeds and vomiting, and now a cascade of man-made earthquakes in Oklahoma. It’s critical that we find out if fracking is the cause. >From Pennsylvania to California, fracking is on the rise, and that means a real risk of more methane leaks (methane is a potent greenhouse gas) and compromised water supplies for hundreds of thousands of Americans. It’s not right or sensible to take this kind of risk with our God-given resources and with human health. *Sign our petition today and tell the EPA: Unless and until we know for sure that fracking can be done safely, we need stronger safeguards put in place right away. <http://salsa4.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=Mo%2FlG4l13NU%2B2NB2dDY9LNHL18wYgKVY>* Thank you for helping us meet this challenge. Rev. Sally Bingham President, Interfaith Power & Light Contribute <http://salsa4.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=9cCyqBtJgJacAyr%2FjBWO1NHL18wYgKVY> This email was sent to sjackzen46 [at] gmail.com. To unsubscribe from this organization's email list, please click here.<http://salsa4.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=%2FpEn0JRfJhze0001GtlaDdHL18wYgKVY> Interfaith Power & Light http://www.interfaithpowerandlight.org/<http://salsa4.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=EVbGGU05EWYbtP5o26WmodHL18wYgKVY> 369 Pine St., Suite 700 San Francisco, CA 94104 415-561-4891 [image: empowered by Salsa] <http://www.salsalabs.com/?email>
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