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Hormone-disrupting chemicals found in water at Colorado fracking sites

pump jackNo hidden agenda here – right? In the Star-Telegram article below, the author, Neela Banerjee,┬ástates…

“The samples were not tested for specific fracking chemicals or for concentrations of chemicals.

Water from control sites in Colorado and Missouri where there is no fracking showed some EDC activity, but the levels were lower than in the water samples from the Garfield County sites, according to the study.”

If the samples were not tested for specific fracking chemicals or for concentrations of chemicals”, how did Banerjee conclude that “the levels were lower than in the water samples from the Garfield County sites”?

Does Banerjee’s contradiction here, call into question the entire article? We think it does. Please read the article below, then you decide.

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Plentiful Fuel

by John Stossel

John Stossel

I just learned I’m going to save money! My apartment building in New York will switch from heating oil to cleaner natural gas. Gas is much cheaper than oil now because energy companies found ways to get more of it out of the ground.

Even more astounding is that by using this technique, America won’t run out of natural gas for 100 years or more! Time to break out the Champagne? Continue reading →