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Environmental Issue

Present a detailed discussion concerning a current environmental issue (e.g., indoor air pollution, outdoor air pollution, water sanitation, water shortage, food sanitation, direct or indirect food additives, noise, radiation, garbage, biohazards, occupational hazards) that is impacting the populations of the world and public health. What is a law that has been enacted to protect the public regarding the environmental issue? What is the purpose of the law, and what impact does the law have on the public's health?

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A major impact to domestic and small municipal water supplies throughout rural America is the increased gas and oil extraction technique known as 'fracking.' Fracking is actually a common name given to a variety of techniques used to extract petroleum and natural gas locked in underground rock strata.

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A major impact to domestic and small municipal water supplies throughout rural America is the increased gas and oil extraction technique known as 'fracking.' Fracking is actually a common name given to a variety of techniques used to extract petroleum and natural gas locked in underground rock strata.

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