For years, I've been writing about the problems associated with fracking.
Industry weasels have long contended there are no problems with fracking. An outright lie.
They've known there were problems as far back as 1969.
It was always really about covering up facts in the pursuit of cheap oil.
Drill, baby drill.
Now, after one of the strongest earthquakes ever to hit Oklahoma last Saturday, state regulators have ordered oil and gas companies to shut down all their wastewater disposal wells in a 725-square-mile area around the site of the quake's epicenter near Pawnee.
I'm anxious to see what state officials do now. Stay tuned.
Meanwhile, read the dirty truth about one town that was transformed by fracking: Colossal Fracking Mess
Here's the 9 Biggest Reasons To Ban Fracking.
Texas is having it's problems with fracking where experts say the leading cause of earthquakes comes from the wastewater disposal from fracking.
Learn more about the Fracking Boom with this state-by-state map that shows where it's happening, and may happen at soon.
This is a classic case of greed versus the environment. As always, it could go either way. Let's hope enough people in the right places wake up and stop destroying the land in which we live.
Time for me to walk on down the road...