That's disgusting, and sad. The thing is that people always hear just what
they want to hear, and won't countenance any info that doesn't fit with
their world view. And (without trying to crawl up on the soapbox) some
politicians are way too eager to capitalize on people's fears, and it's in
their best interests to keep those people as uninformed and misinformed as

Diane R. 

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Lynda Wilson
Sent: Saturday, July 16, 2011 5:41 PM
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] OT Gas driling

People just see dollar signs and that is all. We've had several town
meetings and I remember a group of elderly people walking through the door
asking what do you want me to say when they were approached by reps from the
drilling company. They were handed a speech to read and a sticker to wear
that read "yes" for gas drilling. It was truly sickening!

----- Original Message -----
From: "Lorrie" <>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, July 16, 2011 3:58 PM
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] OT Gas driling

> Re: Pollution, dangerous chemicals in our water, food etc.........
> At one time we owned 45 acres of land, and they drilled one of
> those gas wells. The noise was horrific, and they used all kinds of
> extremely toxic chemicals when they did the fracking. The trucks that
> came carrying these chemicals had hazard warning all over them, and
> the fracking fluid ruined the water in everyone's springs and wells.
> We did not own our mineral rights, so we had to let them drill on our
> land, otherwise there's no way we would have let them do it. After
> the well was drilled our road was ruined from all the trucks and
> heavy equiptment, and the county refused to repair it as it was the
> fault of the gas drilling. It was a nightmare, and we had to move to
> get away from there.  Now, eleven years later, and 150 miles away,
> they are talking about drilling for gas here!  The people around us
> are all anxious to have gas wells on their land because they are stupid
> enough to think they'll get big bucks. We never got a cent in spite
> of all the promises they made us.  Don't ever let them drill on your
> property!
> Lorrie
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