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Fracking and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

April 18th, 2011 | by Tina Casey

This has been a rather unfortunate week for proponents of fracking, the drilling operation that involves pumping chemical brine underground to loosen deposits of natural gas from shale formations. First, Cornell University released a study indicating that natural gas from fracking is not a cleaner alternative to coal. Then over the weekend, word leaked out of a



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