Oh my! Some of those harmless fracking chemicals leaked and lots of people had to evacuate.
Chemical leak forces Farmington evacuations
about 1,200 gallons of high-strength hydrochloric acid had leaked from a holding tank at a nearby plant run by oilfield services company Schlumberger (SHLUM’-bur-zhay).
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Tim Ruggiero says
I wonder what part of the drilling process hyrdochloric acid is used in. Well, wherever it's used, I'm sure they are very careful with this stuff that'll burn your flesh right off your bones by not injecting it into, near or through your drinking water.