Fracking on public lands can be harmful to air quality, House panel told

02/6/2014 | United Press International

Allowing energy companies to drill on federal lands using hydraulic fracturing "could harm park air quality," Nick Lund, a manager with the National Parks Conservation Association, told lawmakers on Wednesday. Without "careful planning," fracking on public lands can pose health and environmental risks, Lund said before the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.

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