Fracking foes spread lies about water contamination

Fracking foes spread lies about water contamination

Chico Enterprise Record | January 13, 2015 | by Barry Johnson

How many fracked wells have resulted in the proven contamination of water supplies? A million? 10,000? A hundred? Despite countless false accusations, the correct answer is zero. None. Nada. Now before you (falsely, again) accuse me of being an oil company shill, please understand that this information is not made up. It is testimony before Congress from Lisa Jackson, the Obama-appointed head of the federal Environmental Protection Agency, and easily searchable online by those who are interested in science and facts. The science deniers, moral preeners and fear-mongers who promote the water-contamination lie have an opportunity to be big, and admit they are wrong.

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