Future dustbowl? Fracking ravages Great Plains land and water
Date Written: 04/05/2015
Year Published: 2015
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX17519
The fracking boom has caused massive vegetation loss over North America's rangelands, as 3 million hectares have been occupied by oil and gas infrastructure and 34 billion cubic metres of water have been pumped from semi-arid ecosystems.