Yesterday, as reported on EcoWatch, the Center for Public Integrity, InsideClimate News and The Weather Channel released an investigative report and short film on how volatile organic compounds (VOCs) released during the fracking process are polluting the air in South Texas, home of the Eagle Ford Shale basin.
Last night, Rachel Maddow devoted an extended portion of her MSNBC show to the barrage of issues surrounding the fracking process. Maddow began with discussing the increasing number of earthquakes in Oklahoma caused by the large number of fracking wastewater injection wells in the state:
Next, Maddow turned to the new report, interviewing Jim Morris, senior reporter and editor of Center for Public Integrity, on the airborne hazards of fracking:
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