Myth: Fracking companies are trying to hide information about the chemicals they use.

Myth:  Fracking companies are trying to hide information about the chemicals they use.

Fact:  Companies that use hydraulic fracturing (fracking) for extraction of natural gas do not refuse to divulge the chemicals in fracking fluids. In accordance with federal law, the industry provides detailed information about chemicals used at each job site and provides this information to the proper authorities. Furthermore, information about fluid components are available on company websites and at Energy In Depth.

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