For some reason these fracking shills seemed obsessed withGasland -
as if it were the new Silent Spring . . .
So they try to rebut it with this fracking informercial chock full of truthy vignettes with truthy fracking apologists, truthy camp followers and truthy shale gas roulette winners:
John Hanger, former Pa. DEP commissioner, now aChesapeake lawyer ?
Oversaw some of the worstenvironmental disasters from fracking in the US.
Includingthe gassing of the narrator's neighbors
(How she met theDEP ?)
He seems a bit uncomfortable mouthing the usualregulatory platitudes. Since he may have known thenarrator more intimately as "Well Failure Incidents #1845 -1850"
Still, he boldly repeats the Big Fracking Deception: "Noinstance of water pollution from fracking" And his high-fived by the narrator, "Ms. Well FailureIncidents # 1845 - 1850"
When that is more than a bit of a white lie - as the narrator was aware when she posed therhetorical question:
He says that shale gas drilling is "cleaner" that oil welldrilling - meaning a vertical oil well drilling on land ? Nope.Not so.The narrator implies she has not had shale wells put on herproperty - yet. When she had 10 - some of which hadalready leaked. Based on the location of her farm, inSusquehanna County, Pa. a dry gas well would not beeconomic at this time. But it would likely mobilize methane