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Hydrofracked? One Man’s Mystery Leads to a Backlash Against Natural Gas Drilling

March 2, 2011

“There is no end in sight, but at least they are listening now.”

Louis Meeks and his contaiminated well water (Source:Abrahm Lustgarten/ProPublica)

These are the words of Louis Meeks whose Wyoming ranch well water contains methane gas, hydrocarbons, lead and copper, according to the EPA’s test results, and who is battling the billion dollar corporation who polluted it.

ProPublica helps to tell Louis’ raw, arduous, and heart-wrenching story in the recently published article ‘Hydrofracked? One Man’s Mystery Leads to a Backlash Against Natural Gas Drilling‘, and also connect the dots of pollution, health effects,  industry influence and spin as unconventional natural gas fracking has spread across the country.

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