The Fracking Effect: Quarantined Cows Gives Birth to Dead Calves

In 2010, cows grazing in a Pennsylvania pasture were exposed to drilling waste from a nearby fracking site. Before the spill was discovered, more than 25 cows were exposed to the toxic liquid.

As the nation moves into the age of fracking, concerns over the food supply are surfacing, with environmentalist pointing to cases of livestock falling victim to fracking water contamination, giving birth to stillborn calves and cases of contaminated soil destroying vegetation. In 2010, cows grazing in a Pennsylvania pasture were exposed to

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Investment In Technology Could Make Fracking Cheaper For Oil Companies

Research outlets are funding studies for technology that would make the fracking process less expensive.

As residents in oil-rich portions of the U.S. battle to keep the fracking industry out of their backyards, research outlets are funding studies for technology that would presumably make the fracking process less expensive for oil operations. The University of Texas at San Antonio and the Southwest Research Institute are spending $200,000 to create

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