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Concerns about Hydraulic Fracturing for Natural Gas

Parker County Water Wells Report from WFAA

WFAA Channel 8 news reports scientists have proved fracking caused Parker County water wells to become flamable. http://www.wfaa.com/news/investigates/Scientists-say-state-tests-prove-fracking-to-blame-for-Parker-Co-flaming-wells-262056131.html

Natural Gas Regulation Timeline

The natural gas industry has exemptions or exclusions from key parts of at least 7 of the 15 major federal environmental laws designed to protect air and water from radioactive and hazardous chemicals. March 3, 2011 New York Times article Lax Rules for the Natural Gas Industry provides a timeline of federal regulations and exemptions beginning in 1969.