Greenwashing Fracking’s Devastating Climate Impact

EcoWatch: Several years ago, Utah public health officials realized they had a big problem on their hands--one with national implications as other states were racing to increase oil and gas drilling. Smog levels in the state’s rural Uintah basin were rivaling those found in Los Angeles or Houston on their worst days. The culprit, an U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) report concluded earlier this year: oil and gas operations. The industry was responsible for roughly 99 percent of the volatile organic......

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