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EPA finds toxic chemicals in water supply near fracking sites in Wyoming

December 10, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis EPA finds toxic chemicals in water supply near fracking sites in Wyoming 10 Dec 2011 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced on Thursday it found chemicals used in the process of hydraulic fracturing to extract natural gas in water supplies in Wyoming. The EPA’s findings are based on two […]

Do you think hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, for natural gas should go ahead? | Poll

Natural gas drilling by hydraulic fracturing, or ‘fracking’, in shale deposits is under way in some US states, on hold in others. Environmentalists are raising concerns about pollution, while industry argues that development is vital for energy independence and job creation. Do you think fracking should go ahead?