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But the fracking process itself did not cause these earthquakes. The fossil fuels are mainly based on organic carbon compounds. At that time, only the wealthiest could afford whale oil, which was preferred over candles or animal fats. Coal mining’s destruction is driving people away from their families and land in Appalachia. Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter, Institute for Plasma Physics, Rijnhuizen (the Netherlands), 2002. < > Page 17: “[G]as gives you a lot of energy for very little money.

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