Fracking, an old technology with no proven case of groundwater contamination – A quick and clear rebuttal

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As part of your anti-fracking activities, you have all faced this argumentation from the shale gas industry or from fracking proponents: “America has drilled and fracked more than 1 million wells over the past 60 years, and in all that time there has never been a proven case of groundwater contamination caused by fracking.”

You may already have some arguments to answer to this false claim, but maybe not arguments to answer to all the elements of this statement, or maybe arguments you not always find convincing enough.
If this is the case, I very strongly recommend you have a look at this excellent article published on Ecowatch, which quickly and very clearly debunk the claim with solid arguments: http://ecowatch.com/2013/11/08/industry-mislead-americans-on-fracking/

More fact sheets and scientific evidence: here and here