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Fracking Extremely Toxic: Methane 72 Times More Potent Greenhouse Gas than Carbon Dioxide

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The IEA has warned that unless tight regulation of water and chemical consumption in the hydraulic fracturing or fracking process for extracting gas from shale rock is implemented, public resistance could prevent the sector from expanding.

Fracking can pollute water supplies and release methane, which research shows can be 72 times more potent a greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide.


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