How Does Natural Gas Fracking Affect The Environment

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In Dimock Pennsylvania, Natural gas fracking caused a gas leak which caused many long term and short term impacts on the earth and town itself. Cleanup has been ongoing for over eight years, and it seems that the area may never return to its original condition. Even though it provides many jobs to unemployed people, natural gas fracking damages the environment, poses health problems, and damages manmade and natural infrastructures. According to Rafuse in “Don’t let extremists undermine fracking boom.”, “gas jobs have grown by 18 percent in the last five years, compared to just 4 percent for the rest of the economy.” Natural Gas fracking damages the environment in many ways, including contaminating water. Fracking also poses serious health

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