Volunteers Test Water for Marcellus Impact Past 8 Yrs, Find Nothing

Here’s something truly ALLARMing: Over the past eight years the group Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring (ALLARM) has conducted more than 70 workshops to train volunteer “citizen scientists” in how to test local creeks and rivers to detect the least little hint of pollution coming from the Marcellus Shale industry. Eight years! And what have they found in all that time? Nothing. Not one, single, thing. If they had, it would be front page news for days and weeks and months. Don’t get us wrong, if they want to be out there in Mother Nature testing, keeping an eye on things, we’re all for it. Knock yourselves out. Our point: Nothing has been found. Yet ALLARM continues to conduct their “free” workshops to this day. Somebody is making money somewhere on this environmentalist scheme, we’re not sure how. At any rate, the ALLARMists are hooking up with the anti-drillers of Protect Penn-Trafford to conduct another of their “free” training sessions, called Shale Gas Stream Monitoring Workshop, in Westmoreland County in February…

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