It is understandable that people have questions about how energy is produced and how risks are managed. But those who have intentionally inspired fear should be called upon to either participate in a more honest and factual dialogue or admit that they just don't want one.
I've read your report on hydraulic fracturing, and I couldn't find anything that proposes requiring compensation for people who might experience damage to their property, contamination of their water, or adverse health affects.
With recent evidence that fracking chemicals can migrate far from a frack site, should people have to play "believe it or not" with the safety pronouncements made by gas industry P.R. and advertising campaigns?
Like the recent decision by the Obama administration to delay the Keystone XL pipeline, the Delaware River Basin Commission vote was hardly an indictment of extreme carbon-based extraction that poisons water.
Fracking. It's a word you probably hadn't heard a year ago. This week the EPA had to postpone a hearing on the subject because of concerns the venue might not be able to accommodate the 8,000 citizens expected to show.
I don't know when America got to the point where someone can pour 590 chemicals into the ground with impunity -- where we have to argue for our right to know what's in our water and to protect our families.