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What Chemicals are in Fracking Fluids

High Country News just posted an interesting article called “Frack Forward – Wyoming’s fed-bucking approach to environmental policy” http://www.hcn.org/hcn/issues/42.17/frack-forward On Sept. 15, Wyoming activated new rules requiring energy companies to identify the chemicals they inject underground to break up rocks in order to free trapped oil and gas. Critics suspect that the process — known […]

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The Ugly Reality of Fracking

In a telephone interview, Jessica Ernst says she’s “still getting used to” being compared to Erin Brockovich (the environmental activist made famous by Julia Robert’s film portrayal ten years ago). The comparison comes easy because the outspoken Ernst, a landowner in the town of Rosebud, Alberta, is one of the few Albertans who have publicly […]

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