The Real Reason Eco Groups Bash Fracking: Fundraising

In an article published on the Enter Stage Right website, author Paul Driessen provides an eloquent defense of the many benefits–both economic and environmental–of hydraulic fracturing (i.e. fracking). The article uses the miracle of the Marcellus Shale in Williamsport, PA as a prime example (he personally visited and saw it with his own eyes).

Near the end of the article, Driessen both asks and answers and important question. If fracking is largely a good thing, and since science shows it to be safe, why do so-called “environmentalist” organizations like the Sierra Club and a plethora of “riverkeeper” clubs keep bashing it? Answer: Follow the money. It’s great for donations…

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