Report calls for study of fracking water demand

A new report calls for improved collection of and public access to data on how hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, for natural gas impacts the size of water supplies available to households in…




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Matthew, thank you for the reporting you have been doing. For too long we only saw one side of the story of resource extraction.

This is just another tactic used by the eco-terrorists to attack the energy industry. More fearmongering , more studies , more delays and more costs which will only translate to higher bills for the consumer.

The consumer will have more than higher fuel costs to worry about if there isnt enough drinking water to go around. Denver water is predicting that day will come by 2050—that’s not tomorrow, but it is the foreseeable future. We need to stop being so short-sighted and start planning for a healthy future for our kids.

Wanting an accounting of water use—as we suffer through severe drought—is ‘eco-terrorism’?  Don’t you think your propensity to toss that word out renders its weaker and weaker, almost moot at this point?

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