“Cuadrilla like to point out that polyacrylamide is used for everyday purposes, for example in contact lens solution. This is a diversion – the risk from polyacrylamide doesn’t come from skin contact, it comes from being ingested into the body. Contact lens solution isn’t something you would want ending up in a cup of tea. … [Similarly] lying on sand on a beach – clearly not dangerous – [is not comparable to] fracking workers exposed to conditions where they breathe in levels above occupational silica exposure standards. This makes as much sense as saying you cannot drown in water because we drink it.” (http://www.foe.co.uk/blog/fracking-company-complains-about-anti-fracking-leaflet)
A company must be desperate to try to bamboozle us with this nonscience.
Please email your MP to ask them to oppose plans to frack in national parks and important sites for wildlife.
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Should we expect anything more from oil and gas than lip gloss and hot air?
“In their joint statement the 10 oil and gas company CEOs from the BG Group, BP, Eni, Pemex, Reliance Industries, Repsol, Saudi Aramco, Shell, Statoil and Total, said: … ‘Over the coming years, we will collectively strengthen our actions and investments to contribute to reducing the GHG (greenhouse gas) intensity of the global energy mis.'”
Speaking of missing things, “oils” and “propane” rearrange to ‘oops near lip’.
“The Bank of England governor has given a stark warning that climate change poses a huge risk to global stability. … Mark Carney pointed out the rapid increase in weather-related catastrophes and the jump in both the physical and financial costs. He said the challenges currently posed by climate change ‘pale in significance compared with what might come’.” (http://www.wwf.org.uk/about_wwf/press_centre/index.cfm?uNewsID=7688)