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    Fracking and the Taranaki Regional Council - by Russel Norman



    Fracking is the hydraulic fracturing of geological formations to release hydrocarbons. It has some very serious potential environmental impacts, of which groundwater contamination is the lead problem. This is why there is a moratorium on fracking in many places around the world at the moment, including NSW, Quebec, parts of USA, and France. Groundwater contamination occurs because […] read more
    August 16, 2011 1:16 pm - 66 Comments