• Natural gas burns cleaner than other fossil fuels and produces fewer greenhouse gases.
  • Hydraulic fracturing, known as fracking, is a relatively new method for extracting natural gas.
  • Fracking may be linked to groundwater contamination and small earthquakes in non-seismic regions.
  • Some of the chemicals in the fracking fluids may be harmful.
  • Some may cause cancer.
  • Some endocrine disruptors interrupt the natural hormones in the bodies of humans and animals.
  • The liquid waste injected into the deep wells may cause earthquakes.
  • Is fracking related to earthquake activity?
  • Many geologists think the link is undeniable.
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