Scientists have linked a swarm of small earthquakes west of Fort Worth, Texas, to nearby natural gas wells and wastewater injection.
A natural gas fracking well began leaking on Dec. 13, 2014, driving 30 families from their homes.
"Fracking must be banned in Germany without any exceptions. They want to enforce a regulation which mostly allows fracking under the guise of an alleged ban."
Besides housing issues, fracking has brought increased drug usage along with meth labs, prostitution, and human trafficking.
As Gov. Rick Scott's financial ties to big energy begin to surface, Florida's citizens and environmentalists start to turn up heat.
Among neighboring towns, more than a dozen so far have called town meetings and voted to reassert community rights as the ultimate authority before approving such projects.
A swarm of earthquakes that have shaken homes and rattled nerves. Nearby, fracking operations are ongoing, continuously disturbing both the environment and people's peace of mind.
Now the State Assembly must vote in favor of it, as well, and there's only a limited amount of time, as the state legislature goes on recess in late June.
Starting June 6, a ban on fracking will go into effect in Beverly Hills, making it the first municipality in California to say "no" to the harmful gas extraction process.
Five activists were arrested Mar. 20 in Pennsylvania's Tiadaghton State Park for protesting fracking operations there. Blocking the only access point to a wellpad, they chained themselves to barrels of concrete.