This video from the USA says about itself:
6 May 2013
Fracking endangers national parks.
Apparently companies mining for energy don’t have to be within the boundaries of a National Park to cause harm to it.
Fracking — the practice of hydraulic shale fracturing to extract natural gas — has become popular around several parks and its effects upon them are being increasingly noticed.
According to a report put together by the National Parks Conservation Association, a watchdog group, North Dakota’s Theodore Roosevelt National Park is particularly vulnerable.
Known for its stargazing opportunities, the night sky has been compromised by both the light coming from surrounding fracking sites and an increase in noise pollution. It’s suspected that water pollution will soon follow.
The opening of multitudes of natural gas extraction sites has also created job opportunities, causing the area to experience a population boom. Due to a shortage in…
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