What is fracking? According to a recent article in the New York Review of Books, fracking is the injection of water, sand and chemicals at high pressure into deep wells to force oil and gas to the surface. Fracking should be stopped because of threats to drinking water, rivers and streams, global warming, methane leaks and human health, and the risk of earthquakes. Click on the links to learn more about The Baldwin Hills, Black L.A. and Green Justice and about The Grass Roots Fight for Clean Water and Green Justice.
Find out more about fracking for yourself at three upcoming community meetings on June 2, June 6 and June 12 sponsored by the Empowerment Congress West Area Neighborhood Development Council, the Greater Baldwin Hills Alliance including The City Project, and the California Department of Conservation. See below for more details about each meeting.
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Empowerment Congress West Area Neighborhood Development Council
Town Hall Meeting
June 2, 2012
Crenshaw United Methodist
3740 Don Felipe Drive
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Special Discussion on the Agenda:
Inglewood Oil Fields and Fracking
What is Fracking?
How does it affect the community?
Our property and your health?
Please join us for this discussion and be informed.
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