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Something stinks... the drilling industry's attitude towards reasonable oversight.

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By Alan Septoff

October 8, 2009

What do the recent Pennsylvania and Colorado examples of industry's attempt to suborn reasonable state drilling oversight demonstrate?

The need for federal regulation of drilling/fracking.

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Tagged with: fracking, hydraulic fracturing, regulation, pennsylvania, colorado, frac act, denver post


What's the big fracking deal? Toxic spills.

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By Alan Septoff

September 25, 2009

UpdatedUpdate II.

While the natural gas industry maintains that stronger regulations aren't needed, its track record continues to prove otherwise.

On Tuesday, the Wayne Independent reported that three "substantial" toxic spills by a fracker have occurred in less than one week in Dimock Township, Pennsylvania.

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Tagged with: fracking, hydraulic fracturing, pennsylvania, dimock, cabot


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