28 Sep '12, 1pm

Busted, Part Deux! Fracking Chemicals Found in Wyoming Water Supply

Are you a credible source and how would we know? That’s not an attack, it’s an honest question. I’m befuddled by the lack of a truly objective body who is tracking this problem, or possibly non-problem. I’d love to find a “Consumer Reports” that deals with what is know on a “here’s the facts” basis. There is hype on both sides of the issue. The natural gas companies refuse to state what chemicals they are using and claim to do no evil. People on the anti-fracking side seem to invent problems at times. I’d really like to know the facts. I see natural gas as a mixed blessing/curse. It does release about half as much CO2 per unit electricity genrated as does coal. And does so without the mercury and other pollutants of coal. NG plants are relatively cheap and fast to build. Utility companies are shutting down the worst coal plants (thank you, PBO and the EPA) and replacing wi...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/09/28/usgs-finds-fracking-w...

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