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Dangers of Fracking Not Known, GAO Finds

By December 13, 2012

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Shale oil may be our path to oil independence, but getting it out of the ground requires some "unconventional" drilling methods, like using chemical-infused water to literally break the earth apart. It's called "fracking" and we don't really know how dangerous it might be, says the GAO. [Learn more...]

Also See: Is Fracking Causing Earthquakes?

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