Fracking the Poor

November 19th, 2014

by Hannah Guzik

“’When you add [oil and gas] wells to the Central Valley, which already has one of the worst air pollution rates in North America, you’re adding to the burden of smog and pushing it way into the danger zone,’ says Sandra Steingraber, a biologist and the author of Raising Elijah: Protecting Our Children in an Age of Environmental Crisis.” In These Times investigates the risks of fracking unleashed on the poor in California. Read the article