Local PA Audubon Society Chief Grouses over Responsible Shale Gas Exploration – His Cardinal Sin? No Facts

Here at Energy In Depth, we’ve seen our fair share of outrageous claims directed at the responsible development of clean-burning natural gas in the Marcellus shale. But rarely have we come across a single newspaper column that anthologizes them as exhaustively as the one we recently saw in the Wilkes-Barre (Pa.) Times Leader — penned by Greater Wyoming Valley Audubon Society chief Robert Wasilewski.

Take a look for yourself — if you’re looking for a thorough list of half-truths, distortions and outright misrepresentations related to the work being done right now in Pennsylvania to convert the state’s abundant energy resources into thousands of jobs and billions in local revenue, this is as complete as it gets.

Thankfully — and at the same time, regrettably — we’ve been down this road before. What follows is a quick side-by-side comparing Mr. Wasilewski’s claims with the actual facts as they exist:

Audubon Side By Side

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