Thursday, March 15, 2012

South Africa "Warms" to Fracking

There are several troubling things about this report from South Africa, including a transmission glitch: although the link Steve Milloy provided goes directly to the "Show Comments" section of their page, I'm not seeing any comments or comment spaces...

http://www.iol.co.za/business/business-news/authorities-warm-up-to-fracking-as-nuclear-alternative-1.1256655?showComments=true

Fracking as nuclear alternative? They have nuclear plants, and they're thinking of fracking as an alternative? Fracking causes earthquakes. Earthquakes plus nuclear plants? Does everybody remember Fukushima? If you have friends or relatives in South Africa, do you want to help them evacuate before the inevitable disaster arrives?