Oliver Wendell Douglas wrote:
Mmm, i realise that i've seen a few times a pro-fracking 0:32 spot from ExxonMobile where Erik Oswald, Geologist, is explaining it.
He smirks while explaining, in tasteful black-and-white, that the ground water is protected by multiple layers of steel and cement and most wells are over a mile and a half deep.
This one: http://youtu.be/X8du6pQbvyo
When it comes to spokespersons for industries that are polluters , it's pretty clear that we can think in terms of it being 'opposites day' whenever they tell us about their industries' effects on the environment.
What gets me is companies that say: "We have experts doing an independent Environmental Impact Assessment".
I work on the assumption that, if you contract someone to do that, they are going to return the data that you want to hear and discard stuff that you, as their client, don't want to hear.
These EPA's are bogus; bullshit; smoke and mirrors......