Toxins tied to fish kill may have hitchhiked: Investigators weigh whether mining equipment is culprit

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Oct 4):
Toxins tied to fish kill may have hitchhiked: Investigators weigh whether mining equipment is culprit

A highly speculative and irresponsible article trying to tie an algae buildup along the Pennsylvania-West Virginia border to drilling for natural gas. I would go as far as saying it’s pure fantasy. But that’s what passes for “news” these days. Part of the article ties in completely unrelated news, like the Cabot problems in Northeast PA, with this one–a favorite tactic of people who don’t have a case.