Skip to comments.EPA Covers Up The Safety Of Fracking
Posted on 06/24/2013 7:42:23 AM PDT by raptor22
Energy Policy: The Environmental Protection Agency declines to have outside experts review its study claiming water contamination from fracking in Wyoming. Why confuse an analysis based on ideology with the facts?
As we noted in December 2011, the Environmental Protection Agency, under pressure from environmental groups, tried to manufacture a crisis in which hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, was said to have contaminated test wells in Pavillion, Wyo. Those claims and others made in the six-decade history of the technology's use have repeatedly proved groundless.
In 2011, the EPA released the non-peer reviewed report on Pavillion in which the agency publicly linked fracking and groundwater contamination for the first time. However, then-EPA administrator Lisa Jackson stated that there is "no proven case where the fracking process itself has affected water."
Indeed, the EPA has also found no link between fracking and groundwater contamination despite claims in Parker County, Texas, and Dimock, Pa., the latter of which became a battleground in environmentalists' campaign against fracking and was featured in the anti-fracking documentary "Gasland."
At the time, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead called the study "scientifically questionable," an opinion buttressed by the facts and the EPA's announcement on Thursday that it will not produce a final report or have outside experts review its claims of environmental harm. It told its story two years ago and is sticking to it. The story is bogus.
First, the contamination was found in two "monitoring wells" drilled by EPA outside of town, not in water wells that actually supply residents their water. EPA use of "dense soda ash" to drill its monitoring wells into a hydrocarbon-bearing layer probably skewed the results.
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Anti-Fracking efforts most likely funded from OPEC (SAUDIA ARABIAN)lobby groups. They own POTUS.
Our tax dollars at work. We are paying the salaries to support useless liars. We are paying them to lie and reduce the energy supply in the U.S.
We now live in the era of VOODOO SCIENCE.
And that's because the EPA knows actual science is their greatest enemy.
They've been lying about global warming for years.
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Over six decades and more than a million wells is not enough data for some to call it safe.
Could be Saudi Arabia but it looks to me like the fingerprints are Russian...
Makes perfect sense as Russia is a huge producer with the highest cost per barrel. They have the most to gain from our anti-fracking useful idiots.
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