Fractured Communities

Troubling Signs Near Gas Operations

January 27, 2012
Troubling Signs Near Gas Operations Following the natural gas boom, Western Garfield County has become one of the country's most heavily drilled areas. But as KDNK's Ed Williams reports, some residents there are frustrated with industry and government's response to their concerns.

(Click on the story to see pictures of the West Divide contamination)

Thanks to KVNF's Ariana Brocious for help with this episode
Following the natural gas boom, Western Garfield County has become one of the country’s most heavily drilled areas. But as KDNK’s Ed Williams reports, some residents there are frustrated about industry and government’s response to their concerns. Following the natural gas boom, Western Garfield County has become one of the country’s most heavily drilled areas. But as KDNK’s Ed Williams reports, some residents there are frustrated about industry and government’s response to their concerns.s
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