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    Dr. William J. Pike

    A couple of months ago, I wrote about the ban placed on fracturing in Vermont. It was ludicrous. It was hilarious. It was misguided, based on faulty information. But, I do believe that those who supported and pushed the ban did so out of honest belief. Not so for the latest group of New York lunatics. Here is the deal. A group of chefs and food enthusiasts, who oppose fracturing and gas development in the Marcellus because, they claim, it puts their upstate New York source of vegetables and meats in danger, held an anti-fracturing fundraising dinner at the Brooklyn Winery in late July.

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