Hydrofracking. Safe or Not?

Media Matters just uploaded this video: Echoing industry talking points, Fox News pundits have repeatedly claimed that fracking poses no risk to water supplies. But faulty well construction and activities associated with fracking have contaminated water, threatening human health and the environment.

Here’s what Canadian scientist Jessica Ernst, who has worked as an environmental consultant for the oil and gas industry over the past 30 years in Alberta and other western provinces, has to say about fracking.

What’s your take?

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