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Where this risky gas drilling practice is already happening around the country — including right next door in Pennsylvania — we’ve seen grave consequences unfold: from drinking water contaminated with toxic chemicals and radioactive waste, to residents reportedly getting sick, livestock dropping dead, homes exploding, and property values tanking

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Fracking relies on toxic chemicals that cause cancer. (Source)

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Fracking poisons our water.

Constance Zimmer

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