Hydrofracked? One Manâ€™s Mystery Leads to a Backlash Against Natural Gas Drilling
by Abrahm Lustgarten ProPublica, Feb. 25, 2011, 6 a.m.
This story was published as part of Amazon's Kindle Singles program, and is available for reading  on that device. ProPublica's first Kindle Single,"Pakistan and the Mumbai Attacks: The Untold Story," is also available .
There are few things a family needs to survive more than fresh drinking water. And Louis Meeks, a burly, jowled Vietnam War hero who had long ago planted his roots on these sparse eastern Wyoming grasslands, was drilling a new well in search of it.