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Should fracking be banned?
Fracking poses substantial risks to its surrounding region.
Aging pipelines pose
as they deteriorate.
Spills are common and can harm the soil and surrounding vegetation.
Fracking has negative effects on general water supply and quality in the area.
Fracking has been linked to earthquakes.
Private companies are only motivated by
. This means they are likely to spend as little money as possible on health and safety improvements.
no record of fracking causing pollution or damage
in states such as Canada who have been using fracking techniques for the past 35 years.
Green energy can also harm the region. For example,
can damage soil and plants.