Good to see this isn't another fatal funnel
Bloomberg TV has also been following the shale plays with a show called "energyNOW!" www.energynow.com click on TV Episodes. Very well balanced show. The concern here in South Texas isn't so much water contamination as it is water usage. Recyling of water is already in place in Kenedy and places like Arkansas, where a moratorium against disposal wells has been put into place.
There's also talk of desalinating ocean water and piping it this way. The future holds some interesting phenomena, for sure.