The Huge Down Side to Natural Gas & Fracking That Everyone Is Ignoring

true face of fracking“The environmental benefits of natural gas are critically dependent on the security of pipelines and generators involved in fracking, which entails shooting a slurry of chemicals into shale rock, an intensive process that can unleash many dangerous pollutants and chemicals if drillers aren’t responsible. One of those chemicals is methane, a much more powerful greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide. Even small leaks can seriously erode any climate benefits provided by natural gas. And if there are such leaks and pollution, then fracking must be stopped, and fairly soon.”

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http://theweek.com/article/index/256547/the-huge-downside-to-fracking-that-everyone-is-ignoring

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