The Sierra Club and Public Justice this week filed a federal lawsuit against three energy companies who are fracking in Oklahoma. Increasingly, scientists are linking the strong earthquakes in the region to the drilling practice — and they are especially concerned about possible contamination of the water supply, too. On this basis, the lawsuit demands these companies dramatically curtail the practice.
To understand what the connection between fracking, dirty water and quakes might be, click here. Read the recent filing in full, below.