Fracking for shale gas is in truth dirty energy. It inevitably leaks toxic chemicals into the air and water. (Source)

Sean Lennon

LE-OH NO! In addition to helping lower CO2 emissions to levels not seen in over 20 years, sulfur dioxide emissions from electricity production also dropped 73 percent between 2006 and 2015 thanks to increased natural gas use. Further, the claim that “toxic chemicals” will leak into water has been proven time and again to be false. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency studied fracking for five years and found no evidence of widespread water contamination. Additives used in the fracking process account for a fraction of a percent of the total fracking fluid used, while claiming that these chemicals will “inevitably” get into water is scientifically inaccurate. 

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