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Fracking to Poison Your Beer? RT News Interviews Truthout's Mike Ludwig

Friday, 18 May 2012 11:03 By Alyona Minkovski, RT News | Interview and Video
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Last week, President Obama proposed national guidelines on hydraulic fracturing. The technique, known as fracking, extracts natural gas from the ground by pumping fluid into the Earth. At the same time, however, fracking can potentially poison nearby water sources.The Obama administration wants drilling companies to disclose what chemicals are being used and test water wells to assure they aren't prone to leaking. Mike Ludwig, reporter for TruthOut.org, joins us with his take.

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Fracking to Poison Your Beer? RT News Interviews Truthout's Mike Ludwig

Friday, 18 May 2012 11:03 By Alyona Minkovski, RT News | Interview and Video
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Last week, President Obama proposed national guidelines on hydraulic fracturing. The technique, known as fracking, extracts natural gas from the ground by pumping fluid into the Earth. At the same time, however, fracking can potentially poison nearby water sources.The Obama administration wants drilling companies to disclose what chemicals are being used and test water wells to assure they aren't prone to leaking. Mike Ludwig, reporter for TruthOut.org, joins us with his take.

This piece was reprinted by Truthout with permission or license. It may not be reproduced in any form without permission or license from the source.

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