Could Florida become the new fracking frontier?

Big Cypress National Preserve (Source: Truth-out.org)

From Truth-out.org: As industry interest in bringing fracking to the Sunshine State intensifies, environmental groups worry about risks ranging from contaminated groundwater, disruption to some of the country’s most bio-diverse ecosystems and aquifers sucked dry.

“The camel’s nose is in the tent,” said Mary Jean Yon, legislative director at Audubon Florida, which has started a petition opposed to hydraulic fracturing (otherwise known as fracking) in Florida. “We know there is an interest.”

For the complete story: http://truth-out.org/news/item/21642-fracking-florida-could-florida-become-the-new-fracking-frontier

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