Celebs and Officials Collect Emergency Water for Hydro-Fracking Victims in Pennsylvania

Actor Mark Ruffalo and film director Josh Fox denounced a controversial form of gas drilling this morning at New York's City Hall, where they collected water to bring to 11 Pennsylvania families whose tap water is flammable. Their well water has been contaminated since 2008, when the Houston-based Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. leased their land to use for hydraulic fracturing, or hydro-fracking. The process extracts natural gas by drilling more than a mile into the earth and pumping a mixture of...Full Story
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