Misrepresenting shale gas

10/11/2010
Misrepresentation building in the eastern US threatens to limit a technology-based, multiple-location gas play that's reshaping energy markets in ways that benefit US interests such as national security, air quality, employment, and tax receipts. It's the allegation that drilling and completing wells in gas-bearing shales threaten subsurface supplies of drinking water. If not discredited, repeated falsehoods will coalesce into a political force able to stop the most promising development in generations for US energy supply.To the good fortune of the producing industry and its customers, a company facing resistance to its drilling in the Marcellus shale is calling nonsense what it is. Cabo...
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