Governor Beshear, the General Assembly and the Energy and Environment Cabinet (EEC) are requesting comments on how Kentucky should
move forward with regulating the oil and gas industry — including fracking operations.Around the country, fracking has been known to create toxic air
pollution, contaminate drinking water and lead to health problems in communities
near fracking sites. There is no safe fracking, which is why New York and Maryland decided not to move forward with it. Kentucky communities deserve better than fracking. Tell your Kentucky lawmakers you want a ban on fracking, as well as real solutions that meet our energy needs with clean,
renewable resources.Fill out the form below to submit your comments. Please take a minute to personalize them for greater impact.
Fracking and other unconventional methods of extracting oil and natural gas come with intensive drilling and mining, massive amounts of toxic waste, air pollution and pervasive infrastructure that threatens our essential food and water resources.To frack a well, operators mix millions of gallons of water with tens of thousands of gallons of chemicals, including some known to cause cancer, and then pump it all into the earth at extreme pressure to try to break up rock formations so oil and natural gas might flow.Drilling and fracking:
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