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Shale criminal charges
stun drilling industry

Philadelphia Inquirer, by Andrew Maykuth

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Posted By:PageTurner, 9/12/2013 11:50:09 PM

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane´s decision to prosecute a major Marcellus Shale natural-gas driller for a 2010 wastewater spill has sent shock waves through the industry. But environmentalists Wednesday hailed the prosecution of the Exxon Mobil Corp. subsidiary as a departure from the soft treatment they say the industry has received from Pennsylvania regulators. "We have been very concerned about enforcement in the Marcellus, and we welcome the attorney general´s taking an active role," said Myron Arnowitt, Pennsylvania director of Clean Water Action. Kane´s office announced charges Tuesday against XTO Energy Inc. for discharging more than 50,000 gallons of toxic

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Ambitious Democrat. Hatred of Big Oil. Bye bye Pennsylvania boom.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: voxpopuli, 9/12/2013 11:59:50 PM     (No. 9518694)

BILLION dollar lawsuit against the state AND this commie, personally..
destroy her and her family financially like she wants to do to freedom loving AMERICANS...


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Reply 2 - Posted by: JediJerry, 9/13/2013 12:01:44 AM     (No. 9518698)

Criminal discharge of toxic drilling water? How do they prove it is criminal? Do they have a smoking gun showing it was intentional on the part of management, Bush, and the Republicans?


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Reply 3 - Posted by: kanphil, 9/13/2013 12:23:25 AM     (No. 9518715)

This country no longer knows how to be great.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 9/13/2013 12:36:27 AM     (No. 9518727)

No surprise. Ms. Kane appears to be a zealot out to make a name for herself.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 9/13/2013 12:52:30 AM     (No. 9518738)

This all goes right back to the consumer- the Aemrican citizens. They´ll just raise the price of energy another notch. This kind of government zealousness does nothing but damage the nation, improves the economy of our overseas competitor nations and damages our own homeland. Keep doing it- we´ll be down to nothing.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: bluefindad, 9/13/2013 1:16:02 AM     (No. 9518750)

The Obamunists perceived that the nascent energy boom could pull the economy out of the toilet, so they´re frantically flushing.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Saildreamer, 9/13/2013 1:17:37 AM     (No. 9518752)

Pandering to the anti-fracking hysteria.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Japanorama, 9/13/2013 1:24:57 AM     (No. 9518756)

Ever notice that lawyers profit from everything?
Shakespeare had the right idea.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: lakerman1, 9/13/2013 5:19:31 AM     (No. 9518819)

Kathleen was a steatlh candidate for AG, and the voters were not paying attention...

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Reply 10 - Posted by: varkdriver, 9/13/2013 5:45:47 AM     (No. 9518838)

Stunning, yes, but not in the LEAST surprising. The Regime´s attitude has always been: ´Frack me? No, frack YOU!"

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Deedo, 9/13/2013 6:29:37 AM     (No. 9518868)

Still waiting for the animal rights people and left-wing AGs to sue the windmill industry for killing almost 70 bald eagles last year...

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Reply 12 - Posted by: coldborezero, 9/13/2013 11:24:17 AM     (No. 9519345)

"Environmentalists" will not be satisfied until we are all starving to death in a cold, dark cave.

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