The toxic industrial spills in West Virginia and North Carolina over the past weeks have delivered the first hard lesson of 2014: Never take safe drinking water for granted. And yet the natural gas industry has been asking us to do exactly that for years now.
No more. This year, the myth that natural gas is a “cleaner” fossil fuel will be dispelled for good. Natural gas drilling not only can contaminate water supplies — it’s clear that it already has. What’s not so clear is why state and federal agencies that are responsible for protecting our water supply have been …read more
Source: Huffington Post Green