Oil/Gas Companies Dump Millions of Gallons of Hazardous Waste Into the Wells

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    Oil/Gas Companies Dump Millions of Gallons of Hazardous Waste Into the Wells

    http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/17/sc...s.html?_r=1&hp

    As I said in another thread fracking has to be stopped immediately. It's exhibit 1A in the "money can buy off Congress" case. How fracking is not subject to the laws and regulations that other industries are is a black eye on our system.

    I encourage any and all to watch a documentary called "Gasland."
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    If the NY times said it, it must be the truth.... Not.

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    There are other sources reporting this story. It is something that should concern everyone.

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    I'm sure there may be a little something to the story but not to the extent of the sky is falling Times report...

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    Quote Originally Posted by cammando View Post
    I'm sure there may be a little something to the story but not to the extent of the sky is falling Times report...
    How much crap do you need in the water to qualify as a big story? It's an unchecked industry and they're constantly polluting our waters.

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    From the article: "This report uses the same sleight of hand deployed in the last report on diesel use -- it compiles overall product volumes, not the volumes of the hazardous chemicals contained within those products," he said. "This generates big numbers but provides no context for the use of these chemicals over the many thousands of frac jobs that were conducted within the timeframe of the report."

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    Quote Originally Posted by cammando View Post
    From the article: "This report uses the same sleight of hand deployed in the last report on diesel use -- it compiles overall product volumes, not the volumes of the hazardous chemicals contained within those products," he said. "This generates big numbers but provides no context for the use of these chemicals over the many thousands of frac jobs that were conducted within the timeframe of the report."
    This guy lives in an area that is now covered with natural gas exploration ie fracking. Since then his water has turned black. In addition he can do this:

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