Fracking causing severe water shortages for farmers

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This very interesting blog highlights the battle over water that is taking place all over the USA, as farmers and fracking companies fight over dwindling water supplies.

In a chilling reminder of what may well happen in the UK if fracking is allowed to take hold, American farmers are finding that they can’t get enough water for their crops because the fracking industry is demanding more and more fresh water. Combined with local and state-wide droughts, this is becoming a perilous situation for many farmers.

Read the full story on the Guardian US Money blog.


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