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Updated by Alison D. Gilbert on Sep 02, 2013
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No Fracking Way!

No Fracking Way

From the Ohio Environmental Council, "Hydraulic fracturing is the use of sand, water, and chemicals injected at high pressures to blast open shale rock and release the trapped gas inside."

Politics on the Hudson

President Barack Obama will be greeted in New York's Southern Tier by a full-page newspaper advertisement accusing his administration of covering up information regarding hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in northeastern Pennsylvania. Food & Water Watch, a Washington D.C.-based group that is one of the most-vocal critics of fracking, purchased the ad in the Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin, a Gannett Co.