Fracking Hell? - Poland's Dash for Gas

Fracking Hell? - Poland's Dash for Gas

The 'dash for gas' has gone East and the fracking multinationals have moved in to secure the sizable shale deposits lying deep in Poland's underbelly. Advocates say this will bring prosperity and jobs, but opponents cite the US experience -- where fracking has been marred by environmental and social concerns -- and fear it could be the final nail in the coffin for Poland's traditional rural communities.

 

Read "Fracking Hell? How Poland's Dash for Gas Turned Sour" blog by the Ecologist's Andrew Wasley for more on this issue.

 

Learn more about fracking, and find out what you can do.

Fracking Hell? - Poland's Dash for Gas

The 'dash for gas' has gone East and the fracking multinationals have moved in to secure the sizable shale deposits lying deep in Poland's underbelly. Advocates say this will bring prosperity and jobs, but opponents cite the US experience -- where fracking has been marred by environmental and social concerns -- and fear it could be the final nail in the coffin for Poland's traditional rural communities.

 

Read "Fracking Hell? How Poland's Dash for Gas Turned Sour" blog by the Ecologist's Andrew Wasley for more on this issue.

 

Learn more about fracking, and find out what you can do.

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