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Fracking Could Pose Health Threat


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- 1863 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The controversial drilling process known as "fracking" may release harmful gases into the atmosphere which could cause headaches and breathing difficulties, up to half a mile away, research has found.



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Past Member (0)
Tuesday March 20, 2012, 4:14 am
noted
 

Edo R (71)
Tuesday March 20, 2012, 4:30 am
Thanks for sharing!
 

Carol H (229)
Tuesday March 20, 2012, 5:11 am
noted, thank you Cal
 

Robyn M (123)
Tuesday March 20, 2012, 7:08 am
This is not new news! People have major health problems when exposed near and far from fracking!
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday March 20, 2012, 7:14 am
Noted. Thanks.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday March 20, 2012, 1:16 pm
Thanks for the update.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday March 20, 2012, 1:47 pm
Really, who would have guessed?
 

Carmen S (617)
Tuesday March 20, 2012, 1:51 pm
noted, thanks Cal
 

mar l ene dinkins (264)
Tuesday March 20, 2012, 1:52 pm
noted thnx
 

Nancy Roussy (79)
Tuesday March 20, 2012, 2:05 pm
Well duh! What's next, that putting your head in a plastic bag is dangerous? I'm sure some people still dont know that so they better do a study about that, you know just to be sure and all.
 

Eileen R (13)
Tuesday March 20, 2012, 2:14 pm
it polutes groundwater that was safe to drink it doesn't just effect 1 part of the ground it's all the layers. it's sad they poison all those people for greed, what good is this doing? none.
 

ewoud k (68)
Tuesday March 20, 2012, 2:18 pm
Well, maybe this article isn't a scoop, but at least people can't say in the far or near future that they didn't know.

Just read this sort of articles, and spread them, and most of all: NEVER tell your (grand-)children you didn't know.

Fracking has to stop, before fracking stops us.

Thanks Cal! (even if it's in fact old news...)
 

ewoud k (68)
Tuesday March 20, 2012, 2:23 pm
John G: before advising to do as France, wait and see if this french ban on fracking will last.

Little by little they're telling The Public that there IS a solution to stop the rise of energy-prices: Fracking!

What's more, the fracking industry employs lots of workers (so they say), so unemployment will go down etc. There was a news-item the other day about one of the northern states which explained all this, and not the slightest mention of proven harm to environment.

Just wait who becomes president....

 

. (0)
Tuesday March 20, 2012, 3:02 pm
Noted, thanks.
 

Robert O (12)
Tuesday March 20, 2012, 3:46 pm
Thanks.
 

greenplanet e (155)
Tuesday March 20, 2012, 6:05 pm
Fracking can also cause health problems to pets and other animals -- I guess to fish and other wildlife who may be unfortunate enough to be in the area.
 

greenplanet e (155)
Tuesday March 20, 2012, 6:06 pm
I t would be better to go solar and other alternatives for energy,a dn also to stop energy wastage, which is huge with much of 19th century fossil-fuel technology.
 

Gary C (5)
Tuesday March 20, 2012, 9:38 pm
noted , Thankyou...BAN FRACKING WORLDWIDE!!!!!
 

Teresa Cowley (274)
Wednesday March 21, 2012, 4:41 am
Yes I agree, ban fracking worldwide!!
 

KS G (0)
Wednesday March 21, 2012, 5:47 am
Thanks for the article.
 
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