Fracking Limits for Virginia Forest Spark Debate on Water Risks

Fracking Limits for Virginia Forest Spark Debate on Water Risks

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A sign against fracking is posted on a rural road in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania. A surge in fracking in states such as Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia has created a financial windfall for some communities and pushed down natural gas prices. It also has drawn complaints from homeowners who say their water has been contaminated.