North America versus Europe

North America versus Europe Natural Gas Europe, February 15, 2011
George Eynon has seen it all. A member of the Board at the Energy Resources Conservation Board, which regulates the energy sector as authorized by various acts of the province of Alberta in Canada and the regulations under those acts. …“We make sure we’re up to date on the technologies and have identified a whole range of potential risks.” In terms of the impact of high volume, high pressure multiple fracks, Eynon said the ERCB was “not particularly worried about groundwater protection, but rather the levels above and below that already have been or will be exploited.” [Emphasis added]

[Refer also to:

How Alberta Will Fight Fracking Folk Hero Jessica Ernst, In famous flaming water case, regulator to argue ‘no duty of care’ to landowners or groundwater by Andrew Nikiforuk, January 16, 2013, ]

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