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Fracking May Jeopardize Gros Morne UNESCO Status

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May 17, 2013
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Gros Morne National Park's status as a world heritage site may be in jeopardy due to plans for controversial oil exploration on Newfoundland's west coast, CBC News has learned. UNESCO is looking for answers about the proposed fracking near the site.


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Risky Business: The Fracking Controversy

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Deutsche Welle (Mar. 14, 2013) — Many countries welcome fracking - a gas extraction technique - as a chance to revolutionize their energy industries. But Germany is skeptical, seeing this relatively new technology as environmentally hazardous. Is it wasting an opportunity to reduce dependency on gas imports?
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Getting Natural Gas by Remote Control

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AP (Mar. 11, 2013) — In Northern Pennsylvania, natural gas in the Marcellus Shale formation is being extracted from deep beneath the ground using fracking. The AP's Lee Powell found drilling rigs wired for remote control from a thousand miles away.
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Cameron Says UK Fracking Must Be Embraced

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Reuters (Aug. 12, 2013) — UK Prime Minister David Cameron has given his unequivocal backing to the divisive "fracking" process used to extract shale gas from rocks, risking angering his party's supporters from more rural areas.
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