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    Water Spouts Blog: Algae Technology Cleans Up Fracking

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    Hydraulic fracturing is a process used in nine out of 10 natural gas wells in the United States, where millions of gallons of water, sand and chemicals are pumped underground to break apart the rock and release the gas. Scientists are worried that the chemicals used in fracturing may pose a threat either underground or when waste fluids are handled and sometimes spilled on the surface.

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    How Does Hydraulic Fracturing ("Fracking") Work?

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    Hydraulic Fracturing 101. This website shows all the chemicals being used, and the health factors caused by these chemicals.

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The fracking process requires a large quantity of water to drill. The fluids used in the fracking process flow back to the surface, often entering the water table or polluting the drilling area, and sometimes improper disposal of waste water from the wells. Fracking can also release gas and heavy metals into water supplies. Residents that live near fracking wells have reported foul smelling and in extreme cases flammable tap water.

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In NSW fracking fluid is up to 99% sand and water. Find out more on the NSW Coal Seam Gas website www.csg.nsw.gov.au

Fracking "In the end, we're all downstream" (from Rethinking Schools on the film, Gasland).

The fracking process requires a large quantity of water to drill. The fluids used in the fracking process flow back to the surface, often entering the

Stop Fracking Now! It is shameful that North Carolina just passed a new law to allow fracking when we have been fighting it for nearly TEN years. Shame on the folks in Raleigh for allowing this!!! #famfinder