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U.S. Drought Pits Farmers Against Frackers


Environment  (tags: fracking, Frack is Whack, activism, activists, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, humans, healthconditions, conservation, water, pollution, politics, business, environment, dishonesty, news, society, SustainableDevelopment, usa, polit )

Cal
- 755 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Drought has created a standoff over water supplies in the U.S. Midwest between energy producers and farmers, reports Bloomberg. Natural gas and oil producers have been forced to seek new water sourcesas they mull calls from farmers and activists to recycl



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John S. (300)
Wednesday August 1, 2012, 3:47 am
Thanks,noted.
 

Alexandra Rodda (176)
Wednesday August 1, 2012, 3:53 am
Hope that this reduces fracking.
 

pam w. (191)
Wednesday August 1, 2012, 8:16 am
I think fracking has come & gone....too many people know too much about it. It'll stop....reluctantly, maybe....but, people will demand and end to it.
 

Philip Heinlein (471)
Wednesday August 1, 2012, 5:56 pm
Get ready for more water battles in the coming years as global warming heats up.
 

Robert B. (57)
Wednesday August 1, 2012, 7:43 pm
May this be the beginning of the end to fracking.
 

Joan M. (1090)
Wednesday August 1, 2012, 10:00 pm
Interesting just maybe this will help end fracking, one can only hope. Thanks Cal
 

Robert O. (12)
Thursday August 2, 2012, 1:44 am
No good can ever come from fracking. Thanks Cal.
 

Arielle S. (317)
Thursday August 2, 2012, 8:23 am
We can live without fracking and even without gas but we cannot live without food....
 

Dave C. (214)
Thursday August 2, 2012, 8:54 am
noted.... thanks....
 

JL A. (275)
Thursday August 2, 2012, 8:56 am
farmers have a vested interest in safe water which would automatically pit them against frackers who don't
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Saturday August 4, 2012, 5:12 am
Thank you.
 
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