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Frack to the Future

renny4 Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 8:53 AM
EPA former head Lisa Jackson, April, 2012, Cong. testimony: “I’m not aware of any proven case where the fracking contaminated any water.” EPA testing result, July, 2012, “EPA has determined that there are no levels of contaminants present that would require additional action by the agency.” New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Preliminary Report: “Significant adverse impacts on human health are not expected from routine HVHF” (high volume hydraulic fracturing—my explanation), given to Gov. Cuomo, February, 2012.
rickmcq Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 9:35 AM
Thank you for the references, renny4.
renny4 Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 8:54 AM
Chairman of Oklahoma Public Utilities Commission Bob Anthony: “We’ve used hydraulic fracturing for 60 years in Oklahoma, and we have no confirmed cases where it is responsible for drinking water contamination—not do any of the other gas producing states,” August. 2010.
South Dakota Department of Environment Fred Steece, “In the 41 years I have supervised gas and oil exploration in South Dakota, no documented case of water well or aquifer damage by fracking of oil or gas wells has been brought to my attention. Now am I not aware of any before my time,” June, 2009.
renny4 Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 8:54 AM
Texas Railroad Commission, charged with supervising natural gas, and Elizabeth Ames Jones, former chair:“We have never had any ground water contamination from hydraulic fracturing…It is geologically impossible for fracturing fluid to reach an aquifer a thousand feet above.”
State Oil & Gas Supervisor Tim Kustic of California: “There is no evidence of harm from fracking in groundwater in California at this point in time and it has been going on for many years.”
Celebrities are now upset about fracking, the injection of chemicals into the ground to crack rocks to release oil and gas. With everyone saying they want alternatives to foreign oil, I'd think celebrities would love fracking.

I'd be wrong. Lady Gaga, Yoko Ono and their group, Artists Against Fracking, don't feel the love. Yoko sang, "Don't frack me!" on TV.

Stopping fracking is the latest cause of the silly people. They succeeded in getting scientifically ignorant politicians to ban fracking in New York, Maryland and Vermont.

Hollywood gave an Oscar to Gasland, a documentary that suggests fracking will shove gas into some people's...