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fracking

A commonly used nickname for "hydraulic fracturing," a method of oil and natural gas extraction that is subject to controversy for its potential environmental effects. What do opponents of fracking cite as their concerns?
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Communities have long reported health impacts as a result of nearby fracking operations, but this report paints a troubling picture of the full extent of the risks to families and workers.
Local people have been protesting the new fracking site in Lancashire for years, but the project went ahead, ignoring the protests of the local people.
Fracking has been happening in the North Sea for half a century.
However, the environmental risks of fracking are, or should be, a secondary consideration.
Friends of the Earth Scotland's head of campaigns, Mary Church, said: "The Scottish Government's plan to ban fracking is fantastic news for communities and the environment.
Barclays Plc (LSE: BARC) has said that it is planning to sell its stake in a fracking firm.
With increasing public support for a ban, Governor Larry Hogan (R) reversed his previous position and announced his support for a fracking ban in Maryland on March 17, 2017.
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, refers to an extraction method in which water, sand and chemicals are pumped into the ground at high pressure to break apart rock and earth to release the gas trapped within.
EPA released its final assessment on the effects of fracking on drinking water --an inquiry that began at the request of Congress.
In Fracking America: Sacrificing Health and the Environment for Short-Term Economic Benefit, Walter Brasch--an award-winning journalist with a Ph.
Skinner said it's important to create proactive measures to identify fracking operations that could trigger earthquakes and establish guidelines operators should follow before there's another increase in drilling in those two plays.
We are playing with fire when it comes to fracking.
THE Government has been accused of denying local democracy after it gave the green light to a controversial fracking scheme in Lancashire.
Wenonah Hauter, one of the leading public interest advocates, argues that the rush to fracking is dangerous to the environment and treacherous to human health.
com)-- As stated in a recently published information by Brisk Insights Global Fracking Fluids Market is expected to grow at the CAGR of 10.