Tag Archives: Nova Scotia fracking waste

We Are Eating Drilling & Fracking Waste

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1

Unconventional drilling creates a huge amount of waste, some of which is being sprayed onto farmer’s fields. A 2005 report from New Zealand stated cows grazing on “dump farms” have elevated levels of hydrocarbons. “Cows are allowed to graze on land with high levels of hydrocarbons without any punishment and their food products are allowed to go to market without government testing,” a Green Party MP said last year. It is happening in Canada too. The field above is northwest of Calgary. Former energy consultant Jessica Ernst said, “We are eating drilling & fracking waste.”

Continue reading We Are Eating Drilling & Fracking Waste