Friday Links: Fracking and News


Here are some Friday links to keep you in the know for the weekend… enjoy.

What is Holistic Parenting? There are lots of different answers check out Holistic Moms Networks digital magazine The Wise Mom.

Green and Clean Mom wrote a great post about pizza and pizza box recycling.

Article from the LA Times about the Keystone XL pipeline delayed until after he 2012 election.

Finally, to close the week on the topic of Fracking here are some useful links if you want to take action against Fracking.

Check out the movie Gasland here is the website for the movie

Here is a list of National Organizations who work to stop fracking:

Clean Water Action
202-895-0420
1010 Vermont Avenue NW, Suite 1100
Washington, District of Columbia 20005
Twitter: @cleanh2oaction
Mission: “Clean Water Action is an organization of 1.2 million members working to empower people to take action to protect America’s waters, build healthy communities and to make democracy work for all of us. For 36 years Clean Water Action has succeeded in winning some of the nation’s most important environmental protections through grassroots organizing, expert policy research and political advocacy focused on holding elected officials accountable to the public.”

Environmental Working Group
202-667-6982
1436 U. Street NW, Suite 100
Washington, District of Columbia 20009
Twitter: @ewgtoxics
“The mission of the Environmental Working Group (EWG) is to use the power of public information to protect public health and the environment. EWG is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, founded in 1993 by Ken Cook and Richard Wiles.”

Food and Water Watch
202-683-2500
1616 P Street NW, Suite 300
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
Twitter: @foodandwater
Mission: “Food and Water Watch works to ensure the food, water and fish we consume is safe, accessible and sustainable. So we can all enjoy and trust in what we eat and drink, we help people take charge of where their food comes from, keep clean, affordable, public tap water flowing freely to our homes, protect the environmental quality of oceans, force government to do its job protecting citizens, and educate about the importance of keeping shared resources under public control.”

Natural Resources Defense Council
(212) 727-2700
40 West 20th Street
New York, New York 10011
Twitter: @nrdc
Mission: The Natural Resources Defense Council’s purpose is to safeguard the Earth: its people, its plants and animals and the natural systems on which all life depends.We seek to establish sustainability and good stewardship of the Earth as central ethical imperatives of human society. NRDC affirms the integral place of human beings in the environment.

Click here to see the previous post this week What the F is Fracking, Fracking Facts, and great video that explains Fracking.

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