Gov Tom Ridge just said on tv that hydrolic fracturing does not affect drinking water

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  1. Bro

    Bro Oligarchical Corporatocracy VIP Gold

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    This while he watched people light their drinking water on fire.

    What concerns me is that they want to start fracking in the NY water shed.

    Is every politician high? WTF is Going On?????
     
  2. ChuckZ

    ChuckZ You're so pusillanimous, oh yea.

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    I saw that HBO special, unbelievable what they let these companies get away with.
     
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    He was using the scare tactic that we're dependent on foreign oil. There are less invasive means to get energy. It's just that these fracking companies are making a mint off this gas.

    He kept saying it will create jobs. Once the fracking is done, it just sits there and collects gas. What jobs is he talking about? Minimal job creator.

    They are legally polluting and it makes me want to punch my wife.
     
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    ChuckZ You're so pusillanimous, oh yea.

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    That was probably one of the craziest documentaties I've ever seen, companies saying there are no problems & many people with water that is flamable. Many dangerous chemicals are used, I'm surprised a bigger stink hasn't been made about the whole thing. There was talk of doing it not to far from NYC.
     
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    MONK The fuck? Staff Member Chimp In Charge

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    My house runs off of well water. The fuck do I care? :dontknow:
     
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    ChuckZ You're so pusillanimous, oh yea.

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    Isn't that the most vulnerable?
     
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    Not if you have a reverse osmosis system like I do. :c
     
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    That's what I said, dummy. People are willing to "lease" out their land to these companies looking to get rich quick. From a report I saw there was this little old lady that ownes acres of land with a ranch and all she could see were dollar signs and she should really visit a fracking site before she lets them ruin her land and possibly affect the NY water shed that feeds water to NYC.
     
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    People affected by fracking live off well water since it's done in the country. If you have well water and you're not in the country, you suck.
     
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    Timmy fell in the well.

    True story.

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    what effect is this gonna have on NYC pizza is all i care about
     
  12. ChuckZ

    ChuckZ You're so pusillanimous, oh yea.

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    It might taste a little chemically.