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Forum Post: At Universities, Fracking Research Funded by Oil and Gas Companies

Posted 10 years ago on Sept. 9, 2012, 4:21 p.m. EST by GirlFriday (17435)
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If taxpayers won’t pay for research and training, then the industry will. http://www.commondreams.org/view/2012/09/09-2

And that is exactly what the score is.

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[-] 3 points by DKAtoday (33802) from Coon Rapids, MN 10 years ago

Wonder if the curriculum covers the failures of the fracking process - like polluted ground water and land and air and the blowouts and the fact that once the water table is polluted it can not be fixed the problem will continue.

[-] 2 points by GirlFriday (17435) 10 years ago

Probably not.

[-] 2 points by DKAtoday (33802) from Coon Rapids, MN 10 years ago

Take it they are likely kept from making field trips?

[-] 2 points by GirlFriday (17435) 10 years ago

I have no idea. I would think they have to go out and work for free at some point. If the industry is creating and providing the text books and the testing etc., I fail to see how that it would allow for independent thought processes.

[-] 2 points by DKAtoday (33802) from Coon Rapids, MN 10 years ago

You know if they went into the field that all smokers would likely be monitored very very closely.

Put that DAMN THING OUT - Don't You Know that we are ONLY 5 MILES AWAY FROM A WORKING INSTALLATION?????????????????

NOooo don't throw it out the window - R U INSANE??????

[-] 2 points by GirlFriday (17435) 10 years ago

lol.

[-] 2 points by DKAtoday (33802) from Coon Rapids, MN 10 years ago

I could cry.

[-] -3 points by neutrino (-197) 10 years ago

Cry on Obama's shoulder. That will keep you warm.

[-] 2 points by DKAtoday (33802) from Coon Rapids, MN 10 years ago

Do the Koch's let you curl up on their laps?

[-] -3 points by neutrino (-197) 10 years ago

All my girls are anarchists.

[-] 2 points by DKAtoday (33802) from Coon Rapids, MN 10 years ago

Do they realize that you are not? How does that make em feel?

[-] -3 points by neutrino (-197) 10 years ago

I'm the last standing anarchist here.

[-] 2 points by DKAtoday (33802) from Coon Rapids, MN 10 years ago

Nope don't think so.

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