Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.
Alexis de Tocqueville
When do you think fracking began? It's been in practice in the gas fields in this country since the 1930's, o far I have been unable to document any water contamination at all.
If you can, do. I doubt you can supply a credible link.
This is like the outrage from states like Texas, Oklahoma, Ohio, and all of the middle west and south, over the Keystone XL 4 extension Obama has to wage war over, they don't even know that Keystone in those states has been in place for as much as two decades.
"Small people talk about people, average people talk about events, great people talk about ideas" Eleanor Roosevelt
If it was dangerous it's quite likely the unions would be all over it, as well as lawmakers. But i get the strong feeling it's the issue du jour for the leftists and will die out as quickly as the Alar on apples hysteria of a few years back.
further the drilling being perfectly safe has been proven false,most recently the bp oil spill,in which the company pretty much refused to clean up its own mess until lawsuits and fines exceeded the cost of fixing it.
“You can lead a horse to water, but it is probably crowded with all those people you taught to fish.”
I'm still trying to figure out why so many conservatives and libertarians, who claim to be in favor of "local control," are so opposed to Denton's doing precisely that. It seems that for some of them, "local control" only counts if it goes their way. When it goes the opposite way, well, we can't have that.