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http://marcelluseffect.blogspot.com/2012/09/dimock-water-still-concern.html

Dimock Water Still a Concern
Remember back at the end of July when the media announced that EPA had declared Dimock water "safe to drink"? Only problem was that EPA's statement that "no further action" was needed left out an important bit of information: that their results were going to be factored into a broader health study by ATSDR (Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry).

The ongoing ATSDR investigation is looking at longterm risks of exposures to the contaminated water in Dimock. That's because water tests found elevated levels of heavy metals - aluminum, arsenic, barium, lithium and manganese - as well as ethylene glycol, phthalates and other volatile organic compounds, things that, notes ATSDR in a report, aren't healthy for human beings.

The ATSDR study will account for risks of long-term exposures to the water through showering, drinking, bathing and washing, as well as risks that might be compounded when people are exposed to multiple toxicants. And they will look at cumulative and synergistic effects, something that's been sorely lacking in many of the studies. Not sure when the study will be done, but you can learn more about the background in Tom Wilber's recent article.


The link to Tom Wiber's article: http://tomwilber.blogspot.com/2012/09/federal-health-officials-to-assess.html
 

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beautiful....Cabot test....DEP test...EPA test....all show no contamination from NG Drilling.....yet the Antis keep hoding out for that elusive chance at a law suit, for something that has apparently exsited since long before NG Drilling!
 

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<span style="font-weight: bold">ATSDR can take steps to help communities deal with those health concerns. For example, at a
site in southwestern Virginia, residents were concerned about children eating contaminated fish
from a river where fishing was banned. ATSDR worked with the community to develop an
educational program to teach children not to eat fish from the river. </span>

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buzz said:
beautiful....Cabot test....DEP test...EPA test....all show no contamination from NG Drilling.....yet the Antis keep hoding out for that elusive chance at a law suit, for something that has apparently exsited since long before NG Drilling!
Actually, the lawsuit is over Buzz. Cabot settled a few weeks ago, apparently right before this story broke.
 

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Really, they had to spend tax money to teach people not to eat fish from a contaminated river!! How about just putting up signs that say eating fish from this river will kill you and cause your kids to have two heads and six eyes. Put it on the tv news and in the newspaper, maybe a bill board somewhere. But a government program?
 

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buzz said:
beautiful....Cabot test....DEP test...EPA test....all show no contamination from NG Drilling.....yet the Antis keep hoding out for that elusive chance at a law suit, for something that has apparently exsited since long before NG Drilling!
Actually, the lawsuit is over Buzz. Cabot settled a few weeks ago, apparently right before this story broke.
Dimock was the poster child for the Anti's....although there seems to be a consistant stream of proof from diverse agency's proving them wrong, they still keep digging for someone or some agency to give them a glimmer of hope......and a chance at a new law suit!

It has been rather humorious in the past few months seeing how quite they(you included) have been about dimock.....
 

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It has been rather humorious in the past few months seeing how quite they(you included) have been about dimock.....
If you mean quiet, it probably has a lot to do with the gag order all the litigants were forced to sign when Cabot settled. Proof from a diverse stream of agencies proving them wrong? You are aware that the ONLY tests that show no contaminants in the water is Cabot's pre drill testing? The DEP showed contaminants, The EPA showed contaminants, Cabot's post drilling testing showed contaminants, the former litigants testing showed contaminants. Things found include non organic compounds so the naturally occurring argument is more than ridiculous.
 

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I've talked to people personally who have had their drinking water ruined by the frackers. I just talked to a woman two weeks ago from Proctor who had her water fracked up. All this is is greed. Lets rape the land for profits and let Mexicans run all over the mountains littering and setting off charges. All the greedy Pennsylvanians are putting the water at risk for the rest of us. Here's a map. http://www.frackalert.org/index.asp?page=64
 

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I'm sure Moose causes no pollution probably rides a horse to work and uses no fuel to heat his home and no electric cuz making that causes pollution. Yep those non greedy people no how to treat the enviroment.
 

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Moose.....what turns the lights on in your house? what powers the computer you post on?......You can live in a niave world and be hypacrytical of progress all you want, but as long as you take advantage of the energy produced from the earth, be it coal/oil/ or natural gas.....you are a contributor to the cause and effect!!
Drive your car, turn your lights on, and close your eyes as to how that happens every day!!
 

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I'm sure Moose causes no pollution probably rides a horse to work and uses no fuel to heat his home and no electric cuz making that causes pollution. Yep those non greedy people no how to treat the enviroment.


Sometimes I do ride a horse to where I want to go. So touche!
 

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"sometimes" how do you get there the rest of the time? do you use electric? fuel to heat your home?Like Buzz said if you do any of these you are part of the problem.
 

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cause your kids to have two heads and six eyes.
Why is this unusual? It's expensive for me too have too buy two combs for each of my heads and a trip to the eye Doc is just "out of sight".


I mean...I've been doing this for 50 some years....and now someone is saying it's "not normal?"
 

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I have rode a horse before as well. But I don't think just because I did, gives me the right to wear the "green weenie" Tee shirt and hug a tree ......swearing I have never harmed the enviroment.

ROSE COLORED GLASSES ARE A WONDERFULL THING.........
 

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*Moose said:
I've talked to people personally who have had their drinking water ruined by the frackers. I just talked to a woman two weeks ago from Proctor who had her water fracked up. All this is is greed. Lets rape the land for profits and let Mexicans run all over the mountains littering and setting off charges. All the greedy Pennsylvanians are putting the water at risk for the rest of us. Here's a map. http://www.frackalert.org/index.asp?page=64
Living not far from Proctor, I can tell you that my drinking water is also ruined.

However, it was not from natural gas, but from the flood. Our well water was high in bacteria the last time it was tested. My family and neighbors were effected in the same way.


But what do I know, I think I let the flatlanders tell me how to run my life and what to allow on my land.
 
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