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— Oct 29, 2015
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Managing the Risks of Hydraulic Fracturing

Managing the Risks of Hydraulic Fracturing: An Update examines the environmental risks related to hydraulic fracturing (or ‘fracking’), the practice of injecting sand, water, and a relatively small quantity of chemicals  deep underground at high pressures to extract fossil fuels.  The study looks beyond the often-cited claims of anti-fracking activists and spotlights the latest government and academic research about the actual effects of fracking.

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