Methane in our drinking water, fire in our cups

Sustain Mizzou member Ellen Thommesen arranged this striking photograph illustrating possible effects of hydraulic fracking. Check out her blog to learn more about the photography and idea behind it:

Metal/Glass assignment “Recently throughout the US there have been major problems with methane in drinking water. Residents that have depended on well water for many years are now finding their water murky and flammable. A new method of natural gas drilling called hydraulic fracturing is causing the contamination of drinking water around the country. Some residents can light matches under their kitchen f … Read More

via Ellen Marie

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