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Chemicals in Fracking Fluids

August 28, 2014
By Jon Sanders

Since the 1940s, over a million wells have used hydraulic fracturing -- fracking -- safely.

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Since the 1940s, over a million wells have used hydraulic fracturing -- fracking -- safely. Numerous studies have found no link between hydraulic fracturing and groundwater contamination which should not be surprising since fracking fluids are 99 percent water and sand with the remaining one percent made up of chemicals used in households everday. People willingly use these chemicals daily.

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