Fracking Risks to Drinking Water for Fairfax County & DC Metro Area
Join me to learn about the potential for fracking in the George Washington National Forest, the source of drinking water for Fairfax and much of the D.C. metropolitan area.
The U.S. Forest Service could decide soon whether to allow fracking and horizontal drilling for natural gas in the George Washington National Forest. Major D.C. area water providers, local governments, and conservation organizations have warned that fracking could threaten a range of resources–including the headwaters of the Potomac River, the D.C. area's major drinking source.
5935 Freds Oak Road
10304 Lynnhaven Place
At theevent we will discuss strategy and write short letters to our elected officials. The letters will be easy to write–all you have to do is fill in the blanks.
These events are hosted by the Sierra Club/Great Falls Group.
See you there,
Dusty Horwitt, Earthworks Senior Analyst
P.S. Read more about fracking in the George Washington National Forest here.