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Pittsburgh's stand against fracking
January 7, 2014
Pittsburgh bans fracking, but chemicals don't respect city ordinances
 
The US oil industry's main trade group is launching a campaign to promote energy production.And questions have been raised as to how much control residents have over their environment when pitted against the energy industry.In 2011, the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania became the first American city to ban fracking, a process whereby water and chemicals are shot deep into the ground to extract gas and oil.Al Jazeera's Shihab Rattansi reports from Pittsburgh.
The US oil industry's main trade group is launching a campaign to promote energy production.And questions have been raised as to how much control residents have over their environment when pitted against the energy industry.In 2011, the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania became the first American city to ban fracking, a process whereby water and chemicals are shot deep into the ground to extract gas and oil.Al Jazeera's Shihab Rattansi reports from Pittsburgh.
The US oil industry's main trade group is launching a campaign to promote energy production.And questions have been raised as to how much control residents have over their environment when pitted against the energy industry.In 2011, the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania became the first American city to ban fracking, a process whereby water and chemicals are shot deep into the ground to extract gas and oil.Al Jazeera's Shihab Rattansi reports from Pittsburgh. US fracking debate ramps up again US fracking debate ramps up again US fracking debate ramps up again.
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