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Published on February 19th, 2015 | by Cynthia Shahan

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Fracking Is Significantly Dangerous, Elon Musk Says (Video)

February 19th, 2015 by  


Elon Musk points out that fracking is significantly dangerous, in a quick explanation at a recent conference. He sums up the immensity of the danger and then leads into the need for electric cars that do not use fossil fuels.

You can also watch AFP’s video on this segment of the talk on YouTube.

Regardless of all else regarding the climate (which is plenty!), fracking is NOT safe — it spurs earthquakes, creates horrible waste that can show up in the drinking water (and even make it flammable). It is simply not “natural.” It is, in fact, taking the “natural’ out of this idea of natural gas.

Tina Casey covers this despicable process well, in one of her many reports trying to wake up America, “Fracking Water Contamination And Earthquakes R 4 Realz, Sez Science-Denying Scientists,” pointing out, “Fracking involves pumping massive volumes of chemical brine underground at high pressure. Consequently, it involves massive volumes of chemical-laden wastewater.”

Related stories & videos:

Fracking In US Is Biggest Red Herring In The History Of Oil

Why New York Banned Fracking

Fracking An Inconvenient Truth

Oklahoma Earthquakes and the Rise of Fracking

California Loses Earthquake Crown to Oklahoma

 
 
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About the Author

Cynthia Shahan started writing after previously doing research and publishing work on natural birth practices. (Several unrelated publications) She is a licensed health care provider. She studied and practiced both Waldorf education, and Montessori education, mother of four unconditionally loving spirits, teachers, and environmentally conscious beings born with spiritual insights and ethics beyond this world. (She was able to advance more in this way led by her children.)



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