Even though it didn’t happen in the Marcellus or Utica Shale area, this one is just too delicious not to share. The location was outside of Boulder, Colorado, but this story could just as easily have been in the Marcellus/Utica. The same kind of anti-drilling nutters inhabit the Eastern seaboard area too.
Some 30 protesters showed up last Saturday at a horizontal drilling/fracking site in Boulder County, CO where Encana is drilling five wells. Although the protesters claim that drilling and fracking create a toxic hell on earth, at least 10 of the “protesters” were their own children, one of them a one-year old. Brought along to a dangerous drilling site with “millions of gallons of industrial waste.” Must be it wasn’t so dangerous after all: