Friday, May 27, 2011

What is going on here?

Lisa P. Jackson now supports the Obama Administration's decision to produce natural gas. 
photo - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson speaks during a press conference at the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza in Mobile, Ala. Friday, May 6, 2011.  Jackson was in Mobile to convene a meeting of the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force supporting the conservation and restoration of resilient and healthy ecosystems in the Gulf of Mexico. (AP Photo/Press-Register, G.M. Andrews) ORG XMIT: ALMOP301

This article states that "she didn't know of any “proven case” in which hydraulic fracturing had affected drinking water." 

However in 2009 an EPA study stated that there had been cases of water contamination by chemicals found in hydraulic fracturing fluids. 

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