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Busting myths about fracking

THE Government has swallowed the myth from across the pond that fracking transforms energy security and fuel prices.

Recent studies by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration found a stunning 6% to 12% methane leakage over one of the largest US gas fields.

The IPCC reported recently that over 20 years, methane has a global warming potential 86 times greater than CO2.

Protesters need to demand that the Government imposes strict regulation on methane emissions, making directors and shareholders think twice.

CHRISTOPHER HALL

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