Signs warning of water contamination posted by Pennsylvania DEP posers

    Signs at rest stops along the Pennsylvania Turnpike are warning people of possible drinking water contamination.

    Test your water for methane by holding a flame to it, read the signs from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.

    Except the DEP says the signs are bogus.

    The signs found around service plazas west of Harrisburg warn against natural gas drilling and possible methane contamination in water near drilling sites, as the Associated Press reports, but state officials say the signs aren’t coming from the government.

    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette says signs popped up on drinking fountains at the rest stops earlier this month.

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