American company sues Canada over fracking moratorium

Grist: Quebec isn`t entirely sure about this whole fracking thing. Amid reports from across the continent of groundwater pollution, air pollution, deforestation, and other environmental side effects of hydraulic fracturing, the Canadian province has placed a moratorium on the practice beneath the St. Lawrence River. That doesn`t sit well with Lone Pine Resources, a Delaware-based company that has long eyed the gas and oil that`s locked up in the Utica shale beneath the grand waterway. The company claims......

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