Fisherman: Marcellus Isn’t Causing Fish Kill in Cross Creek Lake

Apparently in the anti-drilling zeal to stop drilling in places like Washington County, PA, some people have made reckless claims that Marcellus Shale drilling has led to fish kills in places like Cross Creek Lake, a 258 acre lake owned by Washington County that sits inside a 3,300-acre county park off Route 50 between Hickory and Avella. One fisherman who’s been fishing the lake for the past four years (and fishing in general for the past 40 years) says he thinks inexperienced or careless anglers are the source of dead fish turning up in the lake, not Marcellus drilling…

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