State in Australia First to Ban Fracking to Protect Local Farmers

Filed under: Uncategorized — by unityoness2013 @ 6:51 pm

Nice. We need to ban fracking everywhere. And find another source of fuel that does not harm anything.

Openhearted Rebel

By Christina Sarich, The Mind Unleashed

There are numerous dangerous side effects the fracking industry doesn’t want the world to know about, but in Victoria, Australia, farmers won’t have to worry about earthquakes, deadly chemical byproducts, and the subsequent damage to the environment and human health caused by this method of unearthing fossil fuels. Why? The Australian state has just made the unprecedented move to ban fracking along with ‘onshore unconventional gas’ exploration.

Outcry from local farmers helped to sway the government to make the historical decision, and though the lawsuits are already piling up in response to the fracking ban, causing stock shares in some Gas and Oil companies to plummet by as much as 50 percent, the local residents of Victoria are celebrating their victory.

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