“An Insurgency Against Fracking… Has Begun”
The following text is from a press release of the newly-formed Earth First! Media office, whichprovides correspondence to news outlets around the world.
Raleigh, NC—Earlier this month, activists with Earth First!blockaded the North Carolina facility of a company involved in hydrofracking for oil and gas. According to Earth First!, this action is the start of a coordinated effort to target businesses involved with the controversial fracking industry.
Following this action by Croatan Earth First!—a group based in central North Carolina—a new online resource,FrackIndustry.org, was also launched. The website provides detailed information, including addresses of offices and facilities operated by companies such as Carbo Ceramics, US Silica, Rainbow Ceramics, Northern Frac Proppants, andMomentive, the target of this month’s blockade in Morganton, N.C.
Croatan Earth First! says Momentive is a prime example, being one…
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