Lately there’s been a massive rush to drill wells for natural gas all over the US (Marcellus Shale comes to mind.) Apparently, the environmental regulations are not able to keep up with the environmental degradation these operations are causing. See NY Times video.Filed under chemicals, energy, environment, global warming, health, water pollution | Tags: gas drilling, hydrofracking, natural gas | Comment (1)
Here’s an interesting article on how groundwater can be polluted during natural drilling operations. Link.
Interestingly EPA doesn’t seem to be enforcing regulations that help protect human health. If you’re curious as to whether SC DHEC does a better job of enforcing health and environmental regulations on local inductry, here’s your answer…Filed under chemicals, environment, water pollution | Tags: chemicals, contamination, energy, environment, groundwater, natural gas, pollution, water | Comment (0)