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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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