Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Natural gas drilling in our region may have more issues than the possible contamination of our water supplies with hydrofracking fluids.

 

Endeavoring to drill across the state for the gas some believe will save us from the hazards of getting foreign energy has about it a myriad of environmental issues. 

We should be sure we are paying attention to all the possible consequences of drilling for gas in our region.

Studies Say Natural Gas Has Its Own Problems - NYTimes.com "Natural gas, with its reputation as a linchpin in the effort to wean the nation off dirtier fossil fuels and reduce global warming, may not be as clean over all as its proponents say. Natural gas, with its reputation as a linchpin in the effort to wean the nation off dirtier fossil fuels and reduce global warming, may not be as clean over all as its proponents say. " (April 11, 2011) The New York Times - Breaking News, World News & Multimedia

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