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Forum Post: Will fracking give us all cancer?

Posted 11 years ago on Aug. 8, 2012, 8:43 p.m. EST by jeremylin56 (23)
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Here's one take on the subject: http://www.wealthlift.com/blog/future-fracking/

The good thing is, that some companies are working to provide clean fracking liquids...

What do you think? Will we all be doomed to an early cancer-related death?



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[-] 4 points by Neuwurldodr (744) 11 years ago

Only if some one has a brilliant idea on how to purify that shyt they are removing from the ground. http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2012/01/fracking-water-poisoning-protest-movement Always remember, building the Atomic Bomb created thousands of jobs and livelihoods for people....yet...its end results....well...first look at how it begins, then find out for yourself how it ended. Has it been used since? http://io9.com/5929562/rare-photographs-of-atomic-bomb-testing-at-bikini-atoll

Like a child, man plays with anything he can get his hands on, never realizing the consequences of his actions!

[-] 2 points by jeremylin56 (23) 11 years ago

Exactly. I prefer the precautionary principle myself. Especially when something as important as water is involved.

[-] 2 points by jakem1331 (19) 11 years ago

good point.

[-] 3 points by DKAtoday (33802) from Coon Rapids, MN 11 years ago

If the industry is not made to operate safely - if the industry can not be made a safe process. It is not only the nasty chemicals used in the fracking process - it is also the fact that the extraction containment jackets fail and then the pollution/poisoning happens in that way also..

[-] 2 points by jakem1331 (19) 11 years ago

Gasland is a bit skewed IMO but still a good movie to watch on this subject