Should #fracking be banned?

Should #fracking be banned?

Yes

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No

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Yes

Should #fracking be banned?
45 Comments
Patrick Henningsen
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Patrick Henningsen

The evidence is overwhelming that Fracking taints ground water - not to mention how much fresh water the hydraulic fracking process uses!

Sat, 08 Feb 2014 20:34:03 -0600

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Leonard Rusciani Jr
Leonard Rusciani Jr

Really? What evidence? How can fracking fluids defy gravity and 1000feet of impermeable rock to migrate UPWARD? Drilling fluids can and are easily contained, treated and disposed. There may be a rarev

Thu, 20 Feb 2014 05:15:18 -0600

Scott Nodes
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Scott Nodes

I know people who worked with a state agency that conducted environmental impact studies which confirmed the contamination.

Thu, 20 Feb 2014 20:53:50 -0600

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Bruce Tanner
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Bruce Tanner

Fracking is so far beyond sane that explaining why it's ruinously bad should be unnecessary

Sun, 16 Feb 2014 10:44:15 -0600

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Leonard Rusciani Jr
Leonard Rusciani Jr

Why is it bad? Scientific reason? Fracking with horizontal drilling is much safer than old drilling methods.

Thu, 20 Feb 2014 05:18:25 -0600

Wesley Monroe
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Wesley Monroe

oil companies will put their profits above nearby residents health. Water is too precious to waste on non renewable energy.

Thu, 06 Mar 2014 19:04:42 -0600

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Sharon McCracken
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Sharon McCracken

Because Im sick of those at the top making a killing out of destroying our people and our planet whilst pretending to be green .We Human Beings like our water clean and our air unpolluted not a lot to

Fri, 28 Feb 2014 07:45:46 -0600

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Anti Oligarch
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Anti Oligarch

Fracking is poisoning life.

Tue, 25 Feb 2014 11:54:43 -0600

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Jana
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Jana

Birth defects from flammable water supplies due to fracking.

Sun, 23 Feb 2014 12:09:10 -0600

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jDre
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jDre

Poison our drinking water, in orer to sell it back to us clean.

Sun, 23 Feb 2014 03:00:45 -0600

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Mary Smith
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Mary Smith

Fracking leaves TOXIC chemicals in its wake thereby contaminating the ground water.

Fri, 21 Feb 2014 12:00:02 -0600

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Brenda Johns
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Brenda Johns

I don't want gas coming out when I turn my water tap on!! It make the water no good.

Wed, 19 Feb 2014 06:44:47 -0600

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Beth Horne-Bowling
Beth Horne-Bowling

LOL, is that what you think is going to happen?

Thu, 20 Feb 2014 06:52:19 -0600

Mark Edwards
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Mark Edwards

Geological surveys and toxicology tests have proven, with very little doubt, that fracture drilling DOES cause contamination to water supplies/tables. Plus the chemicals used remain in the surrounding soil for decades!

Sat, 03 Jan 2015 06:16:03 -0600

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Charles Loft
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Charles Loft

fracking is a political tool to lower property values or force owners to move out at a huge loss in their property's value.

Thu, 01 Jan 2015 18:07:15 -0600

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Tamerishe
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Tamerishe

Britain's f*ked up enough, without adding 'fracking' to the feckin list.

Sun, 12 Oct 2014 09:57:55 -0500

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Jim Nimmo
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Jim Nimmo

The chemicals involved would be catastrophic if it got into the water supply

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:42:18 -0500

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Glen Davidson
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Glen Davidson

fracking destroys everything

Sat, 20 Sep 2014 20:05:57 -0500

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Samantha Marion Watson
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Samantha Marion Watson

Because it Will Do More Harm than Good! Enough said!

Sat, 20 Sep 2014 05:09:05 -0500

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chubby
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chubby

EARTHQUAKES ALL OVER THE WORLD????

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:57:17 -0500

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Vanessa Holmes Tamarin
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Vanessa Holmes Tamarin

Fracking is killing the water tables

Mon, 02 Jun 2014 23:39:12 -0500

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Adam Arredondo
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Adam Arredondo

We've got to start putting emphasis into renewable energy.

Sun, 04 May 2014 18:29:10 -0500

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Mic Theory
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Mic Theory

Without fresh water we all die, either that or go cannibal on the oil execs which doesn't sound too tasty.

Thu, 01 May 2014 13:44:52 -0500

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Belinda Kellber
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Belinda Kellber

Because it is destructive and polluting.

Mon, 07 Apr 2014 05:35:56 -0500

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Christopher Simon Renshaw
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Christopher Simon Renshaw

Because any one with any common sense will realise that Fracking is dangerous to our health

Sun, 06 Apr 2014 14:25:38 -0500

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Anthony Symmons
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Anthony Symmons

because this is the side with no ulterior motive

Sun, 06 Apr 2014 11:27:41 -0500

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Tom Reese
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Tom Reese

fracking often does pollute ground water and leaves toxic residues both above and below ground

Sat, 05 Apr 2014 16:17:00 -0500

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cheena1
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cheena1

b/c our water is precious! Far more so than LNG!!

Fri, 04 Apr 2014 00:15:38 -0500

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Cheena Eagle Graham
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Cheena Eagle Graham

because it interferes with the planet. It uses far too much water, which is then unusable, for anything!

Mon, 31 Mar 2014 02:31:19 -0500

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Hughes David
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Hughes David

But I have seen news reports from where people live and it pollutes the water and land. And the scientist the gov and corporate companies who frack get them to lie when it is obvious it is dangerous.

Sat, 29 Mar 2014 12:46:27 -0500

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Richard Sibbald
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Richard Sibbald

fracking sucks

Fri, 28 Mar 2014 09:53:45 -0500

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Christi Cox
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Christi Cox

Defense of all LIFE!

Sun, 23 Mar 2014 19:53:29 -0500

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Alex Geairns
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Alex Geairns

I want to be able to continue to have water at a reasonable price and unpolluted, I don't want to live under constant earthquakes or have all our farmland poisoned. Bit of a no-brainer once you look.

Fri, 21 Mar 2014 03:43:25 -0500

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Rev. Wayne S Pierce
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Rev. Wayne S Pierce

It's dangerous.

Wed, 12 Mar 2014 12:05:51 -0500

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Marsha Todd
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Marsha Todd

Fracking is not efficient of useful

Tue, 04 Mar 2014 16:53:49 -0600

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Dorene Schutz
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Dorene Schutz

Because all the water north of me is toxic from fracking so my city water will be gone.

Tue, 04 Mar 2014 16:17:17 -0600

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Nikki Kitley
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Nikki Kitley

Because they are not telling us the truth, and we need to protect the earth not kill it.

Tue, 04 Mar 2014 11:03:29 -0600

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Andre Vermeersch
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Andre Vermeersch

see its awful results in USA

Sun, 02 Mar 2014 15:09:08 -0600

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Claudine Long
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Claudine Long

its dirty. dirty politics, dirty money, dirty ethics and kills

Fri, 28 Feb 2014 17:11:48 -0600

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Emma Cordiner
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Emma Cordiner

Because safe, clean water is our most valuable resource. Insurance companies refuse to insure against fracking, what do they know that we don't?

Fri, 28 Feb 2014 08:14:52 -0600

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Chili Boots
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Chili Boots

its destructive

Tue, 25 Feb 2014 22:40:44 -0600

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21st Century Wire
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21st Century Wire

I see a lot of people shilling for the industry in here - making pseudo-scientific claims that 'fracking is safe' and that there is "no risk to water tables". When you see these people, you should know that they are stakeholders (or worse) shareholders, whose job it is to create a fake consensus on Fracking.

Mon, 24 Feb 2014 08:19:16 -0600

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21st Century Wire
21st Century Wire

Sadly, some people think its OK to put money ahead of lives and health of future generations.

Mon, 24 Feb 2014 08:20:31 -0600

Truly V Scrumptious
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Truly V Scrumptious

Our planet has all the power we need ready to be harnessed by humans, without digging up the planet and poisoning the land!

Mon, 24 Feb 2014 06:45:02 -0600

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Mark Bowden
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Mark Bowden

cos it will turn the uk into a prison eventualy poisoned water n soil = no life

Sun, 23 Feb 2014 12:55:22 -0600

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Ronda Jones
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Ronda Jones

They are raping the land. To the corporations its all about the money and the government in run by them!

Wed, 19 Feb 2014 22:58:36 -0600

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Leonard Rusciani Jr
Leonard Rusciani Jr

Raping the land? The land is on the surface, drilling is below. Idiocy.

Thu, 20 Feb 2014 05:16:04 -0600

Corlia Logsdon
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Corlia Logsdon

I've studied the research.

Wed, 19 Feb 2014 19:47:52 -0600

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Beth Horne-Bowling
Beth Horne-Bowling

Obviously not any scientific reports or evidence. This is a safe method of obtaining clean fuel, but the left-wing is poisoning you with lies. Get the real facts.

Thu, 20 Feb 2014 06:51:11 -0600

George Low
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George Low

I Know an Expert on the Practice!!

Wed, 19 Feb 2014 18:55:45 -0600

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Leonard Rusciani Jr
Leonard Rusciani Jr

I am an expert on the process, so? It's much safer than the old vertical drilling methods!

Thu, 20 Feb 2014 05:17:13 -0600

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Should #fracking be banned?
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Leonard Rusciani Jr
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Leonard Rusciani Jr

I am a water well driller. I understand the techniques of drilling and fracking. Just the fact that fracking occurs over 1000 feet BELOW an aquifer with impermeable rock between (and gravity) ensures

Thu, 20 Feb 2014 04:44:41 -0600

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Jim Kaufman
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Jim Kaufman

No proof of damage

Wed, 19 Feb 2014 18:59:09 -0600

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John Doran
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John Doran

Because fracking takes place well below the water table. The vertical bore drilling need only be done in established professional fashion to be more than adequate.

Wed, 19 Feb 2014 13:08:08 -0600

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cigarbaron
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cigarbaron

We need Energy not lies

Thu, 20 Feb 2014 17:36:34 -0600

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Anthony Benson
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Anthony Benson

Energy independence is vital

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:45:51 -0500

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Jerry Mantas
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Jerry Mantas

It is damaging to the environment

Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:47:58 -0500

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Miss Ellen Hayes
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Miss Ellen Hayes

Unleash our economy, why would send one more soldier overseas to lose their lives over the hysteria of extreme environmentalist? FAKE AGENDA

Mon, 24 Feb 2014 13:03:06 -0600

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Scott Vandenbosch
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Scott Vandenbosch

Fracking is safe and if used we could support our own countries energy needs.

Sat, 22 Feb 2014 15:29:09 -0600

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Beth Horne-Bowling
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Beth Horne-Bowling

Person knowledge, education, and professional knowledge.

Thu, 20 Feb 2014 06:47:41 -0600

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