Fracking In The End Of Country

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Fracking has many environmental impacts on the world we live in. We should strive to keep a sustainable living community for future generations. One issue about fracking that interests me is the environmental damage of the land and water. Fracking requires a large amount of land. Once you target the area you want to use for fracking, you have to cut down all of the existing trees and create roads for the trucks. In addition fracking pollutes the water. To frack you need to use a mixture of chemicals which are radioactive and large amount of water. An example of some of these chemical are lead and radium. If you are exposed to chemicals it can cause serious health issues. In the excerpt, The End Of Country by Seamus Mcgraw the story has many
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