The rejection in Rockingham County was yet another hard knock against companies trying to extract natural gas from the Marcellus Shale closest to Washington. Negative publicity about water contamination at drilling sites in the Chesapeake Bay region and out west in Texas, Wyoming and Oklahoma is raising concern even among those who support gas exploration.And rightly so. Read the full article here.
Our own governor once said, "Show me the science". Well it is being shown across the country in report after report. The more that comes to light, the darker the technology of this particular drilling operation becomes evident. Would you choose natural gas over fresh water, clean air and a healthy environment?