Tom Eichenberger: All over it

March 9, 2013 

All over it

I think I’m getting it. Inject 3 million to 5 million gallons of water and toxic chemicals, bust up the shale, extract the natural gas and truck away the 1 million to 1.67 million gallons of toxic brine and wastewater that comes up with the gas, deep-well inject it into the coastal counties, poisoning their aquifers for, like, ever, because the geology of the shale gas region can’t prevent the waste from poisoning the aquifer – and what about the 2 million to 3.3 million gallons of fracking fluid left underground after the frack? Guess that the liberal arts Logic 101 finally paid off.

Tom Eichenberger

Raleigh

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