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How fracking is exacerbating drought across America

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Fracking requires huge amounts of water, and 55% of fracking wells are in areas experiencing drought.
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Texas towns run out of water due to fracking

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Put simply, there are towns in Texas where you turn on the tap, and nothing comes out for days. Why? Fracking.
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David Letterman’s awesome rant against fracking (video)

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“They’re poisoning our drinking water and the EPA said, ‘you no longer have to comply with EPA standards.’ “
Actual tap water set aflame in fracking region.

Two great climate advocates: Billionaire Tom Steyer, and Josh Fox of Gasland II

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Two short videos about two great climate change advocates.
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Obama’s new climate plan: Less coal, more fracking

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The bottom line is that there’s good news (less coal) & bad news (more fracking) in Obama’s climate change plan.
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Ohio family’s tap water catches on fire after natural gas drilling

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The amount of methane in their tap water more than doubled after natural gas drilling began nearby.
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Fracking industry refusing to report which chemicals they’re using

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How are local authorities supposed to respond to an accident when they don’t know what chemicals are being used?
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For GOP, fracking is more important than your health and safety

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Who wouldn’t want flammable tap water on a cold winter’s night.
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PA GOP to allow fracking on college campuses

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What college student doesn’t want to be exposed to fracking while going to school? Now in Pennsylvania you can!
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Are Dallas’ earthquakes linked to fracking?

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UK studies have made a direct link between fracking and earthquakes.
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