Did fracking kill Dunkard Creek?

Did fracking kill Dunkard Creek?

There are 3 comments on the Salon story from Dec 2, 2011, titled Did fracking kill Dunkard Creek?. In it, Salon reports that:

"Variagate Darter 2," a painting from an exhibition, sponsored by the Mountain Institute, called "Reflections: Homage to Dunkard Creek" that commemorates the dozens of species that died in the river kill.

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Kent

Toronto, Canada

#1 Dec 6, 2011
... growing natural gas industry and the method of coal bed methane extraction and hydraulic fracturing, known as fracking,

Others say it was acid mine drainage.

Either way, industrial pollution is pushing the state's waters to the breaking point.... Comment ?

http://www.topix.com/forum/business/mining

Related Topix: Arts, Painting, Consol Energy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
bobetts

Pittsburgh, PA

#2 Mar 8, 2012
No"" Fracking did not kill the fish. The crack heads in Bobtown pee in the creek.
Jim

Yokohama, Japan

#3 May 30, 2013
A combination of fracking and mining waste killed Dunkard Creek, as spelled out here: http://planetforward.org/2012/04/25/setting-r...

A few miles away, Consol's mining arm destroyed Duke Lake in Ryerson Park, and they're returning with more mining and the new addition of fracking to ruin whatever is left: http://www.anglersnotebook.com/2013/05/21/coa...

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