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Sunday, March 2, 2014

Leroy-Franklindale: Still a Problem


I find it both interesting and puzzling that this post from May 2012 about the problems in the Leroy-Franklindale area has seen an incredible spike in traffic over the past week or so.
 
Look to the "Most Visited Posts" heading on the left margin of this blog for back-up. This data is generated by Blogger...not me.
 
And it's coming from all over the globe.
 
Even Hawaii?!?
 
 
Info above from Statcounter.
Info below from Blogger.
 
 
 
Anyway, I'm still getting calls - as recently as yesterday - about problems folks are having with their water along Rte. 414 in Bradford County, PA. And I'm being told the DEP and others have basically been of no help.
 
A pretty bright scientist is credited with saying something like this:
 
Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.

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Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.

Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/a/alberteins133991.html#3BKSKiFQas5K5SI7.99
Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
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Insanity: "doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result."
 
 
So...it's approaching two years since the problem along Rte. 414 began to get the attention of the scientific community and others. And in those two years, how much has been resolved?
 
If this happened in my backyard, which it eventually might should the South Newark Basin formation be exploited/fracked in the years ahead...I would have been on CNN by now. Not because I want to be there...but because of what I would do in the event the DEP and responsible parties tried to bury or ignore the issue.
 
Simply asked...is looking the other way worth it?
 
 
 
 
The screenshot directly above is from May 2012.
The screenshot below is from this morning, 02 March 2014.
 
 
 
Again, this information is generated by Blogger, not me.  
  
Wanna go global? Use the internet.
 
Somewhere...out there...is the Answer.
 
    Enjoy the rest of your weekend, folks.
   

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