Next Time the frackers try to give you the chock-full-of-boloney line about the free market, refer them to this article: Decades of federal dollars helped fuel gas boom.
PennEnvironment also has a report that exposes this corporate socialism. “The Costs of Fracking: The Price Tag of Dirty Drilling’s Environmental Damage” (PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center)
Study reports ‘hidden costs’ in gas drilling
September 22, 2012 12:17 am
By Don Hopey / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
A PennEnvironment Re-search & Policy Center report has identified more than a dozen categories of hidden costs — including aquifer contamination, human health problems and damage to roadways, home values and natural resources — linked to Marcellus Shale gas development in Pennsylvania.
“There are a staggering array of threats to the environment posed by Marcellus Shale gas development and myriad costs,” said Erika Staaf of PennEnvironment, a statewide advocacy organization. “We’re advocating a moratorium on drilling until additional safeguards and appropriate bonding is put in place.”
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