A lawyer for plaintiffs suing an oil and gas company in Dimock, Pennsylvania, the town considered the poster child for fracking fluid contaminating the water supply, has admitted that there is now no case because they have "no scientific proof" whatsoever to back up their claims.
The lawyer, Leslie Lewis, stood before the jury and stated:
This is not a case — this is not a case about toxic materials ending up in the water. We do not have proof of that. We don't have proof of that. This is not about fracking fluid appearing in the water. Hydraulic fracturing materials, we don't have proof of that.
And it's not only Lewis's team that came up literally dry, but also the EPA and the Pennsylvania environmental department. A four-year study found no signs of "widespread, systemic" contamination of the drinking water.
This breaking news comes by way of documentary filmmaker Phelim McAleer, whose movie FrackNation thoroughly debunked the anti-fracking narrative pushed by celebrity activists and environmentalists who have used the town of Dimock to exaggerate and mislead the public on the "dangers" of fracking -- drilling deep into the earth and using a high-pressure water mixture to release the buried gas.
"This is hugely significant because Dimock has been characterized as 'Ground Zero' for fracking contamination of water," McAleer writes on Facebook. "It has featured in the documentaries Gasland 1 & 2 and has been the subject of national and international news reports. Countless celebrities have also pushed the lie that Dimock's water was contaminated with fracking fluid."
McAleer hopes these myths and lies become exposed at every opportunity to silence those voices who are screaming louder than the truth.
"The question now is whether these activists and celebrities will apologize for their damaging and misleading claims," he adds.
Doubtful, as celebrity-green-guy Mark Ruffalo might have been heard saying, "Hulk no apologize for bad science."
Read McAleer's full Facebook post below: