I agree with Sean to the extent that the BIG GREENS have no other ultimate interest than their own self-perpetuation, and that the grassroots organizations MUST do more and more aggressively to put an end to fracking. Having said that, the prospect of a tax that allows the liquidation of our forests, water, and communities continue is nothing but a sham–or worse, a green-wash cosmetic that makes an utter mockery of respect for our resources and ecologies. Here’s the REAL McCord: http://thewrenchphilosleft.blogspot.com/2014/03/when-it-comes-to-fracking-mcginty.html