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Impacts of hydraulic fracturing or ‘fracking’

Dacia Herbulock posted in on August 11th, 2011.

Hydraulic fracturing — a technology commonly known as “fraccing” or “fracking” — widely used in the oil and gas industry overseas has recently triggered some controversy in New Zealand, with critics raising questions over potential environmental impacts. Though the technology has not long been used in New Zealand, it is expected to be a key […]

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