Mexican President-Elect Set to Ban Fracking

HeadlineAug 03, 2018

In Mexico, President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador says he’s preparing to ban the oil and gas drilling method known as hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.” Environmental groups celebrated the announcement, with Food & Water Watch Director Wenonah Hauter telling DeSmogBlog, “The plan to ban fracking in Mexico represents the latest common-sense decision by a world leader to prohibit this inherently toxic, polluting practice.”

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