Activists and homeowners march following a protest against hydraulic gas drilling, or "fracking." (AP Photo/Mark Stehle)

More Than 5,000 Activists Converge on D.C., Demanding National Fracking Ban

(MintPress) — Five-thousand environmental activists representing more than 136 organizations met in Washington D.C. over the weekend, in one of the largest national anti-fracking demonstrations. A broad coalition of people, including well known environmentalist Bill McKibben, converged on the capital, demanding Congress take steps to ban hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking,” a practice that many […]