That’s right, folks. Colorado says diesel fuel is A-okay for fracking.
“We’ve heard over the years that a lot of companies think (diesel) is a great fracturing fluid because it makes things more viscous,” Lachelt said. “But the pollution of groundwater is clearly a big concern.”
No joke. Just a few teaspoons can contaminate millions of gallons of drinking water.
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Sharon Wilson is considered a leading citizen expert on the impacts of shale oil and gas extraction. She is the go-to person whether it’s top EPA officials from D.C., national and international news networks, or residents facing the shock of eminent domain and the devastating environmental effects of natural gas development in their backyards.
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