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Fracking is associated with higher rates of hospitalization, study says

The argument over the pros and cons of fracking has been on-going for years. New medical research released this week will no doubt up the ante in that debate. 219 more words


North Carolina GOP Pushes Unprecedented Bill to Jail Anyone Who Discloses Fracking Chemicals

By Molly Redden / Mother Jones

As hydraulic fracturing ramps up around the country, so do concerns about its health impacts. These concerns have led 20 states to… 662 more words

Congressional Campaign Donations From Fracking Industry Up More Than 100%

Meet U.S. Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas.

Barton previously served as the chair of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, which has authority over bills seeking to regulate fracking. 219 more words

CHART: These Members of are Bankrolled by the Fracking Industry

The Satanic Capitalist | america-wakiewakie: CHART: These Members of….

The growing fracking industry is “yielding gushers” of campaign donations for congressional candidates—particularly Republicans from districts with fracking activity—according to a new report from the watchdog group Citizens for Responsible Ethics in…

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