There are those among our number (we meet them every day ) who seem to think that fracking is a 'safe' or 'clean' process and that it can be effected without damaging human health. Fortunately, a Dallas,Texas jury have declared otherwise on behalf of a single family plagued by 'multiple ailments'.
Read the report here: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/04/25/justice/texas-family-wins-fracking-lawsuit/index.html?iref=allsearch
Appalling when carried out in the middle of nowhere, but 15million Americans now live withing 1 mile of a frack site. Try translating that into mainland Europe where population density is up to 3.5x greater than in rural Pennsylvania for instance. Frightening?