Saturday, November 8, 2014

Fracking worsening California drought

RT | Nov 8, 2014

With California suffering one of its worst droughts in decades, farmers are accusing fracking operations of exacerbating the problem. The process of hydraulic fracturing requires vast amounts of water mixed with chemicals to extract natural gas from the ground; water that could otherwise be used to grow food, farmers contend. Artist and activist Eleanor Goldfield speaks with RT’s Ameera David to explain the fight.

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