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Rachel Maddow: Don't Frack Me, Bro!

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

By Lisa (yes it's my real name I'm not lying I promise) Frack, EWG

For a while there, it was just environmental watchdogs like EWG and film makers like Josh Fox (Gasland) and Debra Anderson (Split Estate) talking about the environmental consequences of hydraulic fracturing (aka "fracking") to extract natural gas from deep shale deposits.

But as awareness - and opposition - spreads, the issue is getting mainstream attention. Case in point is this segment on The Rachel Maddow Show, where she talks with anti-fracking activist and actor, Mark Ruffalo.

Too bad you can't really order the t-shirt she described that reads "DON'T FRACK ME, BRO" on the back.

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