Cons Of Fracking

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Fracking is the process of drilling a well ten thousand feet into the ground and putting chemicals in water and shooting the high pressure water into the rockbed, which extracts the gases.

Cons of fracking. Every single gas well needs about four hundred tanker trucks of water, that is equivalent to one to eight million gallons of water in one gas well. There is roughly fifty thousand gallons of chemicals in one gas well. Water and sand is mixed with up to six hundred different chemicals, such as radium, methanol, lead, uranium, mercury and more. There is roughly half a million gas wells in the United States. Also, each gas well can be fracked up to eighteen times. While the gas is being extracted, methane and other toxic chemicals leak into
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