WATCH: The Family Farm

WATCH: The Family Farm

Postby Oscar » Wed Feb 29, 2012 11:53 am

WATCH: The Family Farm

(A compilation of videos tell the story . . . . when fracking hits your life - rural Saskatchewan, Ireland, Australia, Africa - this is a global nightmare!)

Dead Calves and Silences: Quarantined Cows Gave Birth to Stillborn Calves

'It's abominable,' says Johnson, who along with her husband Don, has been raising cows on that land for 53 years, after taking over the farm from Don Johnson's grandfather.
'They were born dead or extremely weak, It's highly unusual,' she said. 'I might lose one or two calves a year ... but I don't lose eight out of eleven.'

Alberta Is The Largest Cattle-Producing Province In Canada

It led the nation in cattle and calf inventories, with an estimated 5.5 million head as of July 1.2010, or nearly 40% of the national total (14.0 million head). Alberta has 1.95 million breeding beef cows and heifers which is about 39% of Canada's total herd.
Alberta's cattle industry has an economic multiplier effect of about 4:1, this is an overall benefit of over $11.6 billion to the economy ...

A Land Out Of Time (2007)

The Chris and Kay Velasquez Story: Cattle and Contamination in the Oil and Gas Patch (2010)

Fracking In The Foodshed (Needj Adobe Flash Player 11)

Martha Goodsell . Christine Applegate

Brochure: Agriculture and High Volume Slick Water Fracturing are NOT Compatible

Fracking: Terry Greenwood (2009)

The Real Cost Of Fracking: Angela and Wayne (2011)

At Ground Zero For Fracking, Residents Say Water Has Gone Bad

When the horses stopped drinking, residents here became convinced of their worst suspicions. The water had gone bad ... now the horses' drinking water - drawn from a 300-foot well - smells like an industrial-strength cleaning solvent.
Hall has shipped in water for her horses ever since, though she's continued to drink water from a much shallower, 30-foot well that inexplicably has remained unaffected. This shallow well frequently goes dry, and cannot provide enough water for the horses. Overwhelmed with the burden of shipping water, she's given up two horses and plans to give up two more this winter.
The fact that Hall's nearby well remained untarnished shows something crucial: The way that fluids move underground is usually a mystery, experts say ... read more

The Real Cost Of Fracking: Jenny (2011)

Fracking: The Dirty Truth in North Dakota (2011)

What's In A Song? (2008)

This Is My Prairie by Corb Lund and the Hurtin' Albertans (2009)


Ernst v. EnCana Corporation
Landowner Jessica Ernst sues EnCana and Alberta government regulators over water contamination

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