Fracking Aurora is a natural gas: Kenny Be's Worst-Case Scenario

Categories: Comics, Politics

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On Thursday, June 23, 2011, the Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission will explain how hydraulic fracturing (fracking) operations on the former Lowry Bombing Range comply with Arapahoe County's 2007 Sustainable Growth Objectives. It will be an easy sell...

The Lowry bombing range sits on top of numerous aquifers, and there are plans in place to build several more reservoirs within its boundaries for future population growth. The 39 billion gallons of fresh water needed to drill 98 oil wells on the 26,000 acres of land surrounding the Aurora Reservoir will be trucked in by tankers and thereby preserve reservoir water for the recreational needs of swimmers and fishermen.

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To appease image-conscious Aurora officials, the frack tanks (needed to store the 39.8 billion gallons of water contaminated with 2 million gallons of toxic fracking agents) can be arranged to look like happy housing housing subdivisions (and not an industrialized wasteland) for the benefit of airline passengers en route to a landing at DIA.

Below, Flaming environmentalists and home sprinkler systems...

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