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February 27, 2011

We’re burning the furniture to heat the house. In shifting away from coal and toward natural gas, we’re trying for cleaner air, but we’re producing massive amounts of toxic wastewater with salts and naturally occurring radioactive materials, and it’s not clear we have a plan for properly handling this waste.

– John H. Quigley, Pennsylvania’s Department of Conservation and Natural Resources on the toxic practice of hydrofracking practices.

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