Michael Brune Quotes

Why would we frack our countrysides and our watersheds when we know that energy efficiency would save more energy that natural gas can provide.

 
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Energy conservation requires chnge and sacrifice in the short term while fracking has few short term difficulties and requires the vast majority of American to do nothing. The extent of medium and long term damages that fracking will cause is yet unknown and is made even more difficult to know by the practice of the oil drilling companies of keeping the chemicals, amounts, and procedures the use for fracking secret.
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Michael Brune, Executive Director, Sierra Club, Al Jazeera News, April 30, 2014

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Michael Brune is the executive director of the Sierra Club, an American environmental organization founded by preservationist John Muir in 1892. Brune was appointed to his position as executive director in January 2010.

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