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# what the frack?

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Opinion: Only a full ban can save Northern Ireland from the threat posed by fracking
Eddie Mitchell of Love Leitrim outlines concerns of border communities that fracking may be set to get back on the agenda in the North.
Fracking not compatible with human rights law, says Irish study
A new report from NUIG’s Centre for Human Rights calls on the State to use its weight at the UN to push for a global ban on fracking.
New York to ban fracking over health fears
“We can’t afford to make a mistake. The potential dangers are too great.”
EPA fracking study reveals potential impact on groundwater and earthquakes
The study, commissioned by the Environmental Protection Agency, states that groundwater contamination is the most serious local environmental concern.
What the frack? Music video explains what fracking is all about
Watch this fracking hip video about the controversial drilling technique…
Everything you ever needed to know about fracking
‘Fracking’ could soon begin in Ireland after sparking angry protests all over the world. So what’s all the fuss about – and what is it?