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A Toxics-Free Future

Toxic Fracking At-A-Glance

25 November 2015 - 1:35pm -- ipen_jen

Hydraulic fracturing (or “fracking”) involves injecting wells at high pressure with water, proppants, radioactive tracers and large quantities of chemical additives (including many that are toxic and some with POPs characteristics) to fracture the formation and produce new cracks and pathways to help extract natural gas.

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