Saturday, December 8, 2012
The most dramatic case was the death of 17 cows within one hour from direct exposure to hydraulic fracturing fluid.

Researchers at Cornell University have found anecdotal evidence of a link between fracking and illness in food animals. The technology behind fracking has radically transformed our energy economy. But given the preliminary evidence that fracking can sicken livestock, cause earthquakes and may contribute as much to climate change as diesel and coal, many activists are left to ask: Is it worth it?

Read our full story on the effects of fracking here.

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