As oil and gas companies expand the practice of hydraulic fracturing to extract natural gas, more and more evidence is surfacing to show us that fracking is one of the most dangerous gas extraction methods available. As the practice expands, water tables are being polluted with fracking chemicals, airborne particles are becoming a serious threat, and evidence is even suggesting that fracking could be responsible for minor earthquakes. In spite of this information, oil and gas companies continue to insist that fracking is safe.

Ring of Fire’s Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. discussed this and more with activist Mark Ruffalo on the August 29th, 2011 edition of the Ring of Fire podcast. Listen now:

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