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New Report Confirms Fracking is Reckless

Frack Action: A new report1 on shale resources and hydraulic fracturing from the Government Accountability Office (GAO)--an independent, nonpartisan agency that works for Congress--concludes that fracking poses serious risks to health and the environment. The report, which reviewed studies from state agencies overseeing fracking as well as scientific reports, found that the extent of the risks has not yet been fully quantified and that there are many unanswered questions and a lack of scientific data....