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Mathew Naismith


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Is hydraulic fracturing the answer especially when you take in consideration the environmental impact it is having?

Hydraulic fracturing is polluting the underground water which comes up through the cracks caused by the fracturing of the rock & ends up in our water ways. I think we have enough pollutants to deal with above & below the ground now!!


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    Jan 21 2013: G'day TED Community

    This has gotten a litttle ugly which is typical of anything to do with consumerist materialism & bad mining practices, if hydraulic fracturing didn't add to an already over polluted planet by all means but it looks like to me it's adding to it.

    Yes give me a cave anyday over a toxic & polluted graveyard at least I would be able to drink & bath in clean crystal water & see the stars like I once use too.

    I'm sorry but I'm spiritually minded & can't see the logic in turning something once beautiful into a graveyard that will obviously catch up with us like so many other things man has done in the past.


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