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Just a parlor trick

Lighting water on fire “is a parlor trick that really has nothing to do with hydraulic fracturing,” said Jim Smith, a spokesman for the Independent Oil and Gas Association of New York State. Instead, he said, it’s caused by naturally occurring methane that gets into some water supplies regardless of whether there’s nearby drilling.

via Hydrofracking Worries Prompt Water-Safety Stickers in New York – WSJ.com.

If anyone can find a source for these stickers, let me know.  Very effective.

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