Fracking Our Future: Shale Gas Industry Targets College Campuses, K-12 Schools

DeSmogBlog: In Pennsylvania--a state that sits in the heart of the Marcellus Shale basin--the concept of "frackademia" and "frackademics" has taken on an entirely new meaning. On Sept. 27, the PA House of Representatives--in a 136-62 vote--passed a bill that allows fracking to take place on the campuses of public universities. Its Senate copycat version passed in June in a 46-3 vote and Republican Gov. Tom Corbett signed it into law as Act 147 on Oct. 8. The bill is colloquially referred to as the Indigenous......

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