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Anti-fracking activists have used misleading health claims in the fracking controversy. “They said drilling that began 10 years ago in north Texas’s Barnett Shale led to a jump in breast cancer rates.” However, medical researches confirm no such spikes have occurred.

Researchers also found other fracking allegations unconvincing, such as, contaminated drinking water and harmful to air quality.

水力压裂曾经是由国家控制。Now, fracking is controlled both by state and federal governments. The EPA stepped in to run a few tests on the water sources in fracking neighbors. The Obama Administration is imposing fracking regulations this year. Obama promises to prevent chemicals from seeping into groundwater. He will also contain greenhouse gas emissions from drilling sites.