AWA Letter to Premier and AER on Fracking Earthquake and Ecological Risks in West Central Alberta
February 5, 2015
AWA’s letter asks for effective cumulative effects management of serious and growing risks to water and land from fracking activities in west central Alberta. Two significant earthquakes in Fox Creek vicinity point to the need to reduce these seismic risks. In addition, our longstanding concerns about excessive surface disturbance in caribou ranges and unsustainable fresh surface water and shallow groundwater extraction have gone unanswered to date.