Several local news clips from all around the U.S. over the past month regarding a mystery odor/chemical smell making people sick.
Many have gone to the hospital over this. 50 here, 14 there, 7 another time and the list goes on. This is not even including all of the same type of incidents that happened.
Each of these events have taken place between the beginning of October and the 5th of November, 2011
Extended version of this video:
Today, November 20, 2011
More Hospitalized as ‘Mystery Odor’ Continues to Sicken Many in the U.S
For detailed info on each event, I invite you to research on your own by noting the station’s call letters/etc. and searching for that along with the appropriate key words.
HAZMAT incident map: http://hazmat.globalincidentmap.com/map.php
Update: November 23, 2011
BBC Video: ‘What is Fracking and why is it controversial?’ (2-minute video)
“The process of drilling down and creating tiny explosions to shatter and crack hard shale rocks to release the gas inside. Water, sand and chemicals are injected into the rock at high pressure which allows the gas to flow out to the head of the well. The process is carried out vertically or, more commonly, by drilling horizontally to the rock layer. The process can create new pathways to release gas or can be used to extend existing channels.”
Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-14432401
Source and author: Sheilaaliens (youtube)