Category Archives: Food

Fracking and Food Don’t Mix

http://www.alternet.org/food/147634/fracking_with_food_how_the_natural_gas_industry_poisons_cows_and_crops

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Harsh Environmental and Human Costs of Fracking from TX to PA

From compressor stations emitting known human carcinogens such as benzene to the poor lining of wells after drilling that has led some water taps to literally spout flames, the full set of activities needed to produce natural gas gives rise to a panoply of potential problems.

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