This could be and excerpt from a forum in the Barnett Shale, or the Marcellus Shale, or the Fayetteville Shale, or the Haynesville Shale and soon to be the Eagle Ford Shale.
“The violations have been numerous,” Daniel resident Horton Spitzer said. “Do you know how much money has been collected for violations? Zero.”
“We have an air problem and we have a water problem,” Spitzer continued. “We’ve got problems in Sublette County, and we’ll have problems in Teton County. This should be stopped dead.”
The decision on whether to drill was made by the Bureau of Land Management in the early 1990s, Buchanan said.
The water contamination, air pollution and health issues are the same in all gas patches no matter the state. Yet industry continues to claim they are not responsible. This is ridiculous! It’s like dealing with a teenager who claims he did not make the mess in the kitchen when there is no one else home but the dog.
The best way to deal with this kind of adolescent behavior is to take privileges away until you get their attention.