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51. 15 million people get water from PA watershed. Largest unfiltered water supply in the world.
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  -Gasland Lone_Wolf  Dec-21-10 04:10 AM   #0 
  - Any time I see Halliburton involved I awant to look for a shotgun  HillbillyBob   Dec-21-10 04:26 AM   #1 
  - Haven't seen Gasland ...  Kennah   Dec-21-10 01:40 PM   #2 
  - The preview for that is powerful  Lone_Wolf   Dec-21-10 02:26 PM   #3 
  - When you watch, pay close attention to the video of Elizabeth Mobaldi  Kennah   Dec-21-10 05:52 PM   #4 
     - Very sad  Lone_Wolf   Dec-21-10 08:02 PM   #5 
  - Just watched it, if you didn't notice. This is my "The Cove" of 2010. I am 100% anti-gas now.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 04:53 AM   #59 
  - Watching this now, so far I have learned that gas companies are exempt from:  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 02:58 AM   #6 
  - Safe Drinking Water Act, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, the Superfund Law, and a dozen other...  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 02:59 AM   #7 
  - 40 trillion gallons of clean water, infused with 596 chemicals used in the fracking fluid.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 03:00 AM   #8 
  - Interviewing people whose water wells were spoiled by the drilling, one womans well blew up.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 03:06 AM   #9 
  - Womans cats hair is falling out, gas company claiming Lysol and telephone polls are the cause.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 03:07 AM   #10 
  - Asked around for the worst of the worst, water that lights on fire, no one would talk.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 03:09 AM   #11 
  - Finally gets some from an anonymous person who came to him and told him to "find out what's in it."  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 03:10 AM   #12 
  - OK, I'm already thinking this is my "The Cove" of 2010. Wow. I'll keep updating as I watch.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 03:11 AM   #13 
  - People are implying a "total loss of normal life" from these events.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 03:12 AM   #14 
  - More people affected by containmated water, guy hauls in water from town.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 03:15 AM   #15 
  - Funny anecdote about calling 9-1-1, I won't spoil it, hah.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 03:17 AM   #16 
  - Annndd, we got fire out of a spigot. Wow. Jesus. Fuck these gas companies, shit.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 03:18 AM   #17 
  - Just touring the "Red Zone" now, finding people who have flaming spigots, easy to find 'em.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 03:24 AM   #18 
  - Weston Wilson, not speaking on behalf of the EPA, although he works for the EPA (whistleblower).  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 03:26 AM   #19 
  - 5 of 7 of the EPA review panel had conflict of interest, and benefit from this shit. Assholes.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 03:27 AM   #20 
  - Conclusion: this shit is toxic but has no risk.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 03:27 AM   #21 
  - Halliburton Loophole, exempts these fuckers from Safe Drinking Water Act.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 03:28 AM   #22 
  - Killed the science. 2005 energy act buried it all. Safe drinking water exemption = no science.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 03:29 AM   #23 
  - Weston Wilson and the EPA's hands are basically tied (my words). They can't do shit.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 03:30 AM   #24 
  - "We must be directed to." Basically, EPA isn't doing anything because they aren't directed to. Fuck.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 03:31 AM   #25 
  - More and more personal stories about toxic water from wells thanks to drilling.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 03:36 AM   #26 
  - Guy went to drill a new water well and it blew up and natural gas spewed for 3 days.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 03:37 AM   #27 
  - Tragic that these poor folks who *likely* voted Republican are completey screwed over by it.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 03:39 AM   #28 
  - It's a "free for all." Yeah, this is really sustainable.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 03:41 AM   #29 
  - Guy shows pictures of a smog that forms almost every morning. Holy shit.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 03:42 AM   #30 
  - Oh no, talking about BLM land, this is going to break my fucking heart.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 03:47 AM   #31 
  - Anatomy of a gas well. Shocking how much crap they do. Ugh.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 03:49 AM   #32 
  - The truckloads are insane (over a thousand) but the fucking evaporating of fracking shit... !!!  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 03:51 AM   #33 
  - Major decline of antelope since gas fields were placed in WY.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 03:53 AM   #34 
  - Interviewing people with severe health problems now, gas-related chemicals in their blood.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 03:57 AM   #35 
  - Whole family got asthma. Young healthy people. 16 hours of interviews, wow. He should post them.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 04:00 AM   #36 
  - Whole industry is basically unregulated, no one knows the chemicals, no one monitors them.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 04:03 AM   #37 
  - Womans dad died after drinking water from a seep, she froze dead animals found on the property.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 04:09 AM   #38 
  - Texas commission had no idea how many oil and gas wells were around Ft. Worth, or emissions.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 04:20 AM   #39 
  - Oil and gas development around Ft. Worth has more emissions than all motor vehicles.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 04:20 AM   #40 
  - Motor vehicle emissions are 200 tonnes a day, oil and gas sector is about the same.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 04:22 AM   #41 
  - Dish, TX, home of free satellite TV, has high level of carcinogens, 55x-107x public health standards  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 04:25 AM   #42 
  - Each vent site is exempt from Clean Air Act because they're small, unregulated sources.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 04:26 AM   #43 
  - Hundreds of thousands of sites contaminating nearly the whole gulf. Sludge is dumped.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 04:29 AM   #44 
  - Testing results are back from well chemical tests, lots fracking fluids, in high levels.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 04:30 AM   #45 
  - EPA of PA says "no proof." Docu. guy brings proof.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 04:32 AM   #46 
  - No such thing of perfect energy, issue of contamination "there is none."  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 04:32 AM   #47 
  - Asked to drink water, "only 4 households where there's a problem."  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 04:33 AM   #48 
  - "Bottom line is what matters, water contamination is being dealt with." (Backpeddling to hell.)  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 04:34 AM   #49 
  - "Let us know if there's a problem." PA EPA budget was summarily cut. Drilling amped up.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 04:36 AM   #50 
  - 15 million people get water from PA watershed. Largest unfiltered water supply in the world.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 04:37 AM   #51 
  - 50k gas wells slated to go up if allowed.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 04:38 AM   #52 
  - Heh, nice shot of a bus. "This bus is running on clean natural gas." Wow. What ownage by this Docu.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 04:40 AM   #53 
  - "Frack Act." Simply removes exemption from the Clean Water Act. One paragraph long.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 04:41 AM   #54 
  - Sub-committee on Energy and Minerals guy: "I'm proud to be supported by the oil and gas industry."  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 04:44 AM   #55 
  - Mr. Boren is a fucking douchebag, holy shit. Holy.shit.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 04:45 AM   #56 
  - "Would you have an objection to my bill? Safe Drinking Water Act." "Yes."  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 04:46 AM   #57 
  - Completely shocked faces as this guy reads off the chemicals.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 04:48 AM   #58 
  - Kick. Watch this documentary. If you support natural gas after seeing it, then I'm speechless.  joshcryer   Dec-23-10 06:13 PM   #60 

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