To watch the video, click on the blue box with the white print that says Watch on Vimeo .
What’s the new frontier in scientific denial? Earthquake denial! First, fossil fuels help change the atmosphere, now they’re causing earthquakes. It’s official, this isn’t just some crackpot conspiracy theory designed to undermine the oil industry. The USGS and loads of scientists confirm that the industry practice of injecting oil and gas wastewater deep underground is causing earthquakes.
Something must be up when Oklahoma now has more earthquakes than California. Speaking of California, even though we have naturally-occurring earthquakes, the Golden State isn’t immune from the ravages of the oil and gas industry. (Or the ravages of bumbling regulators, depending on which part of the story you pursue.) Hundreds of oil wastewater disposal wells have pumped toxic filth into aquifers that had previously been fit for human consumption. Oh yeah, and there’s some kind of drought thing going on, too.
And now that the oil industry in California has pumped their sludge into our precious aquifers, they are kindly offering to water our crops— at cost, no less. Such a deal! The confluence of man-made earthquakes and spoiled aquifers got me thinking about environmental apocalypse for some reason. That’s how Three-eyed Billy was born. Enjoy the cartoon and be sure to investigate some of the links behind the animation.
Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. Rise Up Times is also on Pinterest, Google+ and Tumblr. Find us on Twitter at Rise Up Times (@touchpeace). Click here to help Rise Up Times continue to bring you essential news you won’t find in the mainstream corporate media.