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Forcing open fissures in the subterranean rocks by introducing liquid at high pressure to extract oil or gas.
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Oil and gas industry pushes back on risks report - Denver Business Journal

Oil and gas industry pushes back on risks report - Denver Business Journal | YHS-Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) | Scoop.it

Oil and gas industry trade groups are criticizing a new study from the Colorado School of Public Health that links an increased chance for health problems among people who live near oil and gas operations.


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Colorado study links fracking to air pollution - Denver Business Journal

Colorado study links fracking to air pollution - Denver Business Journal | YHS-Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) | Scoop.it

Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) may contribute to health problems for people living near a natural gas drilling sites. Human Health Risk Assessment of Air Emissions from Development of Unconventional Natural Gas Resources created a study that was published in "Science of the Total Environment"


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Expert panel deliberates hydraulic fracturing in shale gas development on Environmental Expert

Expert panel deliberates hydraulic fracturing in shale gas development on Environmental Expert | YHS-Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) | Scoop.it

The use of hydraulic fracturing in shale gas development was discussed by a panel of U.S. and Canadian experts during a three-hour meeting hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).


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5 Weird and Frightening Effects of Fracking You May Not Know About

5 Weird and Frightening Effects of Fracking You May Not Know About | YHS-Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) | Scoop.it

We know fracking has environmental and health damages, but there are other terrifying consequences. Five unheard consequences are methane geysers, stolen land, Waste-filled liquids, contaminated food, and poisoned animals.

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Catie Wooten's comment, November 6, 2012 1:24 PM
Joey, I think you need to pick a different photo for this post.