Canada vulnerable to water shortages: Report
OTTAWA — Natural resource industries in Canada are consuming about five times more water than the rest of the country, leaving the nation vulnerable to a looming scarcity challenge in the absence of a new national plan, says a new report published by a federal government advisory panel on business and environmental issues.
And here in North Texas,
Barnett Shale drilling used more than 1,146,598,272.73 gallons of water from Trinity Aquifer in 2009
And what they don’t use up, they contaminate.
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