23 Apr '11, 12pm

Inhofe is a fracking denier

I’ve watched multiple new NG wells installed here in Oklahoma over the last five years. I don’t know how many of the new wells use hydraulic fracturing. The region where I do most of my stream monitoring (which gets me out to rural areas) doesn’t have the shale, so it seems there would be no need for fracking. The increase in NG drilling probably means lots of money pumped to Inhofe’s camp. Inhofe is not up for re-election until 2014. I remember his duplicitous and malicious attacks on the Democratic opponent, Andrew Rice, the last time he ran for office. They were some of the most devious campaign ads I’ve ever seen. In 2005, Inhofe pulled off a dirty trick by attaching a rider to the pork laden, transportation bill. The environmental rider applied only to Oklahoma tribes, and the tribes’ sovereign authrority to implement environmental regulations on tribal land. It did n...

Full article: http://climateprogress.org/2011/04/23/inhofe-is-a-frackin...

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