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Scientists Conclude that Fracking Contaminates Drinking Water

Written by on June 10, 2014 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Scientists Conclude that Fracking Contaminates Drinking Water

Independent scientists have confirmed that fracking by Range Resources in Parker County, TX polluted a resident’s drinking water with dangerous levels of methane from the Barnett Shale.

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How Fracking Is Exposing People to Radioactive Waste, Far Away from Drilling Sites

Written by on May 4, 2014 in Environmental Hazards with 2 Comments

Radiation produced by fracking can accumulate in the water we drink, the fish we eat, and the soil in which our food grows.

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Fracking in Public Forests Leaves Long Trail of Damages, Struggling State Regulators

Written by on March 11, 2014 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Fracking in Public Forests Leaves Long Trail of Damages, Struggling State Regulators

Last Wednesday, the Washington D.C. city council passed a resolution opposing fracking in the George Washington National Forest, making the nation’s capitol the third major U.S. city, after Los Angeles and Dallas, to decry the hazards of shale drilling in recent days. The D.C. council’s resolution called on the U.S. Forest Service to prohibit horizontal hydraulic fracturing in the forest’s headwaters of the Potomac River, the sole source of water for the nation’s capital, citing the risks of pollution and the costs of monitoring for contamination.

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Fracking is Depleting Water Supplies in America’s Driest Areas, Report Shows

Written by on February 5, 2014 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 1 Comment
Fracking is Depleting Water Supplies in America’s Driest Areas, Report Shows

From Texas to California, drilling for oil and gas is using billions of gallons of water in the country’s most drought-prone areas

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