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Crucifying Oil and Gas on a Cross Made of You and Me

Dennis733 Wrote: Apr 29, 2012 4:47 PM
Fracking is not an untried technology. They have been doing it for at least 20 years with no major untoward effects. The level at which the frack is miles below the water table! Look it up.
Marita Wrote: Apr 29, 2012 5:29 PM
Thanks Dennis and Wayne for giving us some personal time perspective
wayne292 Wrote: Apr 29, 2012 5:18 PM
20 ... you are kidding, right?

Types of Fracking have been going on for more than 50 years. This is not a new process. It wasn't a new process back in 1985 when I was working the oil-fields outside of Wichita Falls, TX - and it was being done all over PLUS most of the old fields out there were also using injection - flooding of chemicals and/or salt water to push out the remaining oil.
The revelation of the EPA’s “philosophy” used in their regulation of oil and gas companies—“crucify” and “make examples” of, just as the Romans crucified random citizens in areas they conquered to ensure obedience—provides proof of what many have known: policy decisions are made on ideology and emotion rather than fact, sound science, and economic or human impact. For this, we should all be grateful to Al Armendariz, EPA Administrator for Region 6. His honesty, in a 2010 video made public on April 26, allows us all a glimpse behind the shroud.
 
Armendariz has been making,
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