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Sanpoil
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 6:07:30 PM

Gardendale, Texas, sits on the Permian Basin, the largest oil province in the United States. That makes it an unlikely site of anti-fracking protests and an even more unlikely bellwether for shale gas drilling activity in Europe and Asia. And yet it is.
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teenitup
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Message Posted: Jun 20, 2013 7:03:50 PM

>>"And of course the toxic chemicals being injected into the environment and thus the drinking water has much to do about the troubles facing fracking."<<

Where's the scientific evidence of this???
NedW
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Message Posted: Jun 19, 2013 11:37:17 PM

Thank you for submitting this article, Sanpoil.
PDQBlues
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Message Posted: Jun 19, 2013 11:10:27 AM


And of course the toxic chemicals being injected into the environment and thus the drinking water has much to do about the troubles facing fracking.
teenitup
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Message Posted: Jun 19, 2013 8:50:51 AM

So this must be the 1% they're always griping about! (grin)
teafortwo
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Message Posted: Jun 19, 2013 1:01:32 AM

?
Migstern
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 10:36:57 PM

Go residents!
montpelier28
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 9:55:29 PM

This was just the beginning in Texas for protests.
YumaFellow
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 8:22:20 PM

The oil companies act like bullies when they can get away with it. And they never like regulation. So trying to create a municipality controlled by an oil company is just another wrinkle in the story.
bill294
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 7:57:39 PM

So few can cause do much problems
dodsworth
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 7:26:32 PM

A risk doesn't seem so scary when personal income can be increased from it. The higher the pay off, the less frightening it is.
Rayfuel
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 7:19:35 PM

About 1% of the population -this makes the news? or is it propaganda pure and simple?

"About 15 residents in the town, population 1,574, are waging an anti-drilling crusade against Berry Petroleum"
kx250
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 7:03:31 PM

In the end, common sense will win out over the emotional greenie ethos of ecology.
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 6:33:11 PM

eco nazism lives, in america
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