Fracking is a safe practice that fuels US jobs and economic growth. (Source)

Sen. Ted Cruz

FRACT! Oil and gas development provides billions of dollars in economic benefit to Texas. According to one report, Barnett-shale related activities have resulted in a cumulative benefit of $110.7 billion in gross product since 2001. Additionally, a report from The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas found that oil and gas development in the Lone Star State provides over 3.8 million jobs and generates an annual gross domestic product of $473 billion.

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