What an unfortunate choice of words:
Aubrey K. McClendon, the chief executive officer at Chesapeake Energy, said in an interview on Monday in Fort Worth. “Why go through the brain damage of that, when we have so many other opportunities?”
Gas Company Won’t Drill in New York Watershed
Considering that several people in the Barnett Shale have, um, brain damage, from the drilling activities of McClendon’s company that was rather insensitive but Chesapeake Energy is known for their poor taste.
I support the ban on drilling in NYC. Although it comes at our expense, I wouldn’t wish natural gas development on anyone. Still, it’s a shame to lose the valuable voices of the NYC citizens.
I even support the statewide ban and I signed the petition.
I signed it and here’s what I wrote:
6:38 am PDT, Oct 28, Sharon Wilson, Texas
I support a ban on drilling in NYC although I know it will come at my expense. Drilling here will increase to supply NYC with their gas. For decades Texas has provided energy for the entire country. Just look at the pipeline maps to see the pipeline that goes from my backyard to yours.
NYC residents have used the information I provide on my blog. They have emailed me in the middle of the night for information and I answered. You gained from my experience. Now I ask: Do not abandon me.
Don’t frack New York and don’t frack me either!
Sharon Wilson aka TXsharon
As one commentor said: Don’t frack with Texas!