13 May '11, 12am

French National Assembly Moves Against Fracking

French National Assembly Moves Against Fracking

Fracking, the extraction method that involves pumping a massive mixture of water, sand and chemicals into shale deposits to access natural gas, is receiving a ton of attention these days. There's this video that explains it, a hit documentary about it, Gasland , and now action from the French National Assembly, which approved legislation today that would ban fracking there.

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