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February 11, 2012


John Dunn

The secrecy that is kept as to what the dispersants are is very worrisome. I further worry about the reported changes in water quality in communities that are near to where fracking operations are already taking place. In my view, contaminated water tables are disasters in the making and all we have by way of safety assurances comes from those who are driven by monetary issues.

Dick LaRosa

Cabot Oil and Gas is drilling in Dimock, Pa. Since 2008 the well water of several residents has been contaminated with toxic chemicals, flammable gas, heavy metals, and radioactive material. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) determined that Cabot was at fault, but DEP allowed Cabot to cease delivery of clean water to affected residents (who had leases with Cabot) on 11/30/2011. The Sierra Club paid for the delivery of replacement water from the New York City watershed by means of a 5700 gallon truck.

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