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Americans, see dirty truth of energy addiction thru oil boom 12/29/13

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    The US has a long history of keeping industrial activity far away from middle- and upper-class neighborhoods, but that is

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    The US has a long history of keeping industrial activity far away from middle- and upper-class neighborhoods, but that is changing because of our oil boom.

    Though many like to tout the positive sides to fracking and horizontal drilling - increased energy independence, economic boost, and more jobs - people who live near the new drilling sites are starting to see the big downsides to drilling, up close and personal.

    And it ain't so pretty.

    The Resident (aka Lori Harfenist) discusses.

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