Posts Tagged ‘abandoned gas wells’

Wells Gone Wild!

August 5, 2012

On May 6, 2012, a deer drank from a pool of water above an abandoned gas well in the Allegheny National Forrest. Deer drinking from a puddle, that’s nothing new. All I know is, I would never want my little doe drinking that poison!

A Leaking Gas Well In The Allegheny National Forest uploaded this short, eye-opening video:  “The Allegheny National Forest is plagued with abandoned, wells that have been left behind, unplugged by oil and gas operators. Not only are many of these wells spewing methane into the atmosphere, but fluids are being released from these wells and are being consumed by game and wildlife.”  (more…)