Got Science? Ohio Wake-Up Call on Fracking Disclosure Laws

July 31, 2014 8:28 PM

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Got Science? Ohio Wake-Up Call on Fracking Disclosure Laws

At a Halliburton fracking site in Clarington, Ohio in the southeastern part of the state, a fire broke out on a recent Saturday morning. What happened next should be a wake-up call to every U.S. citizen, especially the millions of Americans who live in communities where fracking is planned or underway.

Ohio firefighters battled the blaze for an entire week. Before they managed to fully extinguish it, the fire caused some 30 explosions that rained shrapnel over the surrounding area; 20 trucks on the site caught fire; and tens of thousands of gallons of chemicals--including a toxic soup of diesel fu...

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