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Whats the Fracking Problem?

Hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” has been associated with water contamination, global warming-causing air pollution, health problems, falling property values and even earthquakes. Each year fracking pumps billions of gallons of water and chemicals deep underground under high pressure to force open cracks and release natural gas. Natural Gas Fracking Problems Exposed According to the House Energy and Commerce Committee, the chemicals used in fracking fluids…

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Environmental News Wrap: Foot-dragging Regulation; The Clean Coal Myth; BP Spill News, and More…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: New Mexico’s new governor has used an uncommon political move to stop increased environmental regulation. The two regulations targeted would have made dairy waste disposal more environmental and would have decreased overall green house gas emissions by 3 percent annually. England’s Prime Minister, David Cameron,…

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