Hydrofracking Presentations, Events, and Resources
Here's how to learn more about Hydraulic Fracturing, or Fracking in Michigan.
Here are links to more information, resources and announcements.
You can download the May 17, 2011 slideshow presentation: The Dirty Truth about Natural Gas Extraction - Hydrofracking in Michigan presented to the Sierra Club Huron Valley Group, at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens, Ann Arbor, MI by Michigan Chapter staffer Rita Chapman and our own HVG Group Chair, Nancy Shiffler. This event is past, but the presentation slideshow is here, complete with notes and "clickable" links embedded.
Michigan DEQ's webpage on Oil & Gas, with maps, databases, production numbers, etc.
Michigan's Oil & Gas Regulations, every single one. These are the regulations the MDEQ Office of Geological Survey follows in implementing the Oil & Gas program.
The Endocrine Disruption Exchange webpage on Chemicals in Natural Gas Operations. Scientist Theo Colburn was the first to begin to identify over 550 toxic chemicals used in hydrofracking.
Gasland, a film by Josh Fox. If you haven't yet seen this award-winning film, you really should. Click the Gasland Take Action link below to learn more about how Sierra Club is using the film to educate others.
Sierra Club's National Beyond Natural Gas Campaign is working at the federal level to protect us from fracking - and we need your help!
Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council, with tons of information about hydrofracking in Michigan, including links to Michigan regulations.
Michigan's Anglers of the Au Sable, be sure to download their excellent Special Edition of Riverwatch, "Special Report on Oil & Gas"
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