The U.S. government haven’t studied the impact of the chemicals that these companies are allowed to dump directly into the ocean including critical habitat and fracking-endangered species.
The shale industry is dumping en masse, fracking waste oil into the Gulf of Mexico.
The Center for Biological Diversity has releasedfederal documents that reveal that officials approved more than 1,200 offshore fracks in 630 different wells in the four years from 2010 to 2014 in the Gulf of Mexico. Read More
The water quality is under threat from fracking as well as the quantity available. Many chemicals used in the fracking fluid (the composition of which is often protected for commercial confidentiality reasons) have increasingly been found to be harmful both to the environment and to human health, yet poor regulations and legislation governing in the USA fracking often allow accidents which contaminate surrounding water sources. Read More