Browsing the "fracking" Tag

Fracking Puts Colorado’s Organic Farmers Under Siege

May 11th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

When Alison and Jason Gannett moved into their North Fork Valley home in Colorado, their plan was to produce all of their food in their very own organic garden, but a year later that dream is in jeopardy as natural gas companies are looking to drill near their land


Why Natural Gas Drilling Threatens Our Clean Water Future

August 27th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

Natural gas gets a lot of press as being a clean energy solution, and in some ways that's true. Natural gas vehicles, for example, emit far fewer emissions than traditional fossil fuel cars. The trouble with natural gas isn't so much related to usage but to how we get that gas out of the ground in the first place


Foodie Friday

September 3rd, 2010 | by Becky Striepe

We do our very best to touch on as much of the health- and environment-related news that we can from across the web, but there are always stories we don’t get to. Here’s a quick roundup of food news from the last week or so that we didn’t hit on



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