Denise Howard’s water well has been burning since May after a series of underground explosions, which blew off the well house. (Photo by John Flavell/The Independent, Ashland, Ky.)
By Ronnie Ellis
CNHI News Service
GLASGOW, Ky. — Some things are just hard to fathom. Hard to explain. Hard to ignore. A flaming drinking water well is one of them.
But Calvin and Denise Howard’s water well has been burning since May. I know because I stood next to it, watching the flame shoot a couple of feet into the air while talking to Denise Howard.
State inspectors have determined the well is “mine impacted,” contaminated with methane. CONTINUE TO STORY HERE….
Memo by ShereeKrider
The above story is a very powerful reminder of just what harm can be done by mining of all kinds. Methane is a very powerful gas – it could be your property next. FRACKING is the new and upcoming industrial mining choice. The dangers of these types of environmental destruction for “profit” and the fact that “we the people” continue to “demand” more energy for all of our power needs will be the death of our world as we know it. In fact it has already happened in so many places I urge you to search youtube, google, and other search databases for more indepth information I cannot begin to put it all here. The bottom line is not only are we blowing ourselves up, we will have absolutely NO CLEAN WATER. Humans cannot live without clean water. Here is a video on Fracking: