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New York state to ban fracking over ‘red flags’ to public health

Source: theguardian

Decision comes after two-year study spearheaded by health commissioner into the effects of fracking on the state’s air and water raises ‘serious questions’

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It’s as dangerous as fracking – it’ll mean deaths in the almost exclusively working class areas where it’s happening – it produces up to 50% more carbon emissions than coal – it’s destroying vital hardwood forests – it’s displacing entire communities – and it’s not being reported [...]