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Fraccidents—Earthjustice Knows Where They Are

Posted by Christina B. Farnsworth

May 15, 2014 1:01:00 PM

Last week's near $3 million fracking settlement was a first, but it is certainly not the only "fraccident," according to Earthjustice .

Earthjustice's interactive map, Fracking Across the United States, shows shale deposits and fraccidents as of 2011. Earthjustice says, "FRACCIDENTS: Contrary to the oil & gas industry's claim that fracking is harmless and safe, there have been numerous documented 'fraccidents' linked to poisoned drinking water, polluted air, mysterious animal deaths, and explosions."

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