Posts Tagged ‘fracking’

DC Water Chief Urges Agriculture Secretary Not to Allow Fracking Near D.C.

D.C.'s water supply could be threatened by natural gas extraction in the George Washington National Forest, and the people ensured with keeping what comes out of your tap safe are not letting it happen without a fight.
A few weeks ago, I wrote about a letter sent by Tom Jacobus, managing director of the Washington Aqueduct, to [...]

Experts Worried Fracking Could Harm D.C. Area’s Water Supply

The U.S. Forest Service is working on a plan for the George Washington National Forest that has some experts concerned for the future safety of D.C.'s drinking water.
Last week, the Forest Service pushed back its release of the plan, which was originally set for late August or early September, to late October or early November. [...]