Celebrities Demand Obama, State Officials Ban Fracking Now
Huffington Post - over 3 years
The campaign to end fracking just got star-studded.
In a series of videos calling for an end to fracking, celebrity environmental advocates demanded several elected officials explain “what the frack” they’re thinking by supporting the controversial gas- and oil-extracting process.
Celebrities including Marisa Tomei, Darren Criss, Lance Bass, Daryl Hannah, Amy Smart, Hayden Panettiere and Wilmer Valderrama star in the videos calling out President Obama and governors Jerry Brown of California, Andrew Cuomo of New York and John Hickenlooper of Colorado for not banning fracking.
Governor Brown recently signed into law California's first fracking regulations, requiring oil companies to obtain fracking permits, alert neighbors, test groundwater, publicly disclose chemicals used and study the fracking's environmental impact. But environmental activists say the practice needs to be banned outright.
Governor Cuomo is currently weighing whether to ban or allow fracking, prompting env
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