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College students are so idealistic…

April 13, 2012

Ahh, you know, the carefree days of college. When you can come out in favor of important social causes like gender equality, stopping The War, Saving Souls (or not saving them) and… NATURAL GAS?

Natural Gas campaign

"Natural Gas: smarter power in our hands"

I wondered if the heart of youth was merely moved by methane, but it turns out that ANGA (America’s Natural Gas Alliance)  has created a contest for college campuses to promote Natural Gas. Conspicuously absent is any mention of hydrofracking, or why the practice is specifically exempt from provisions of the Clean Water Act, or the fantastic amount of water needed for each fractured gas well, or why they won’t say what’s in the chemicals they’re pumping into the ground. If the practice of breaking up rocks underground and pumping in chemicals under extreme pressure is safe, why all the lobbying to shelter it from liability, control and transparency?

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