Hydraulic fracturing (or hydrofracking), the controversial method of drilling for natural gas, is in the news — the Jewish news. The Poconos and the Catskills, the heartland of Jewish Summer camps are right in the middle of the area where the natural gas rush is underway.
The Forward recently reported that 4 Jewish summer camps have signed leases to allow gas companies to drill for gas on their land. The children who attend these camps are in danger, but so are all of us.
According to the Forward, the following camps have already signed leases with gas exploration companies:
Starlight’s Perlman Camp