Friday, October 15, 2010

Blasting shale rock with toxic fluid can release riches in natural gas, but threatens critical water supplies.

Huge Gas Plant Approved Despite Emissions Spike
It will boost BC's carbon output three per cent, but cap-and-trade can offset, says Premier.

The earth-shattering exploitation of deep deposits of shale rock for natural gas production has broken global records in northeast British Columbia and now threatens critical water supplies across the country, warns a new Munk School of Global Affairs report by award-winning B.C. journalist Ben Parfitt....continued....