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So fracking does contaminate water after all.

A new study by Stanford scientists published in Environmental Science & Technology finds for the first time that fracking operations near Pavillion have had clear impact to underground sources of drinking water. The research paints a picture of unsafe practices including the dumping of drilling and production fluids containing diesel fuel, high chemical concentrations in […]

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With 10 years experience to go by, 51% of Americans are opposed to fracking

More than ever, the American public is opposed to hydraulic fracturing—the method of oil extraction also known as fracking—which now accounts for half of U.S. oil production. A recent Gallup poll asked a random sample of about 1,000 adults whether they favor or oppose fracking as a means of increasing the production of natural gas […]

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