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It is happening all across America-rural landowners wake up one day to find a lucrative offer from an energy company wanting to lease their property. Reason? The company hopes to tap into a reservoir dubbed the "Saudi Arabia of natural gas." Halliburton developed a way to get the gas out of the ground-a hydraulic drilling process called "fracking"-and suddenly America finds itself on the precipice of becoming an energy superpower. Written by
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This film contains a lot of factual errors and omits as much as it includes. The least danger of hydraulic fracturing is cross-contamination of hydrocarbons into drinking water. Fracturing happens deep underground and there is over a kilometre of compressed rock barrier between that prevents any leaks. Wells are also inspected and monitored to make sure there are no leaks, as it is uneconomical for the oil or gas to escape. Watch Truthland to see the a rebuttal of some of the falsehoods in this movie. Most chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing are also used in the food industry and are not hazardous. All chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing are revealed on the website fracfocus. Josh Fox films and excellent piece of misleading propaganda.
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