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Published on May 29th, 2014 | by Derek Markham

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Anti-Fracking Rap From Kellee Maize

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May 29th, 2014 by  

Originally published on Planetsave.

It’s not often that hip-hop and environmental issues such as fracking go hand in hand, but in this case, female rapper Kellee Maize breaks it down for us.

Hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, is fraught with environmental risks, from groundwater pollution to the release of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), and while the proponents of fracking believe it’s an economically feasible way to extract more gas from the ground, opponents of the practice believe it’s not worth the environmental and health effects.

Learn more about hydraulic fracturing:

Hydraulic Fracturing 101

Dangers of Fracking

Unpacking health hazards in fracking’s chemical cocktail

Fracking on PlanetSave

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About the Author

lives in southwestern New Mexico and digs bicycles, simple living, organic gardening, sustainable lifestyle design, slacklining, bouldering, and permaculture. He loves good food, with fresh roasted chiles at the top of his list of favorites. Catch up with Derek on Twitter, RebelMouse, Google+, or at his natural parenting site, Natural Papa!



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