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Does it take more water to frack an oil well or keep a golf course green?

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Quick question: Which uses more water, growing vegetables or hydraulic fracturing — i.e. fracking — to produce oil and natural gas? Ask that question of folks who work for the energy industry and odds are good they will quickly tell you agriculture consumes far more water than fracking. Ask that same question to activists trying to stop fracking and odds are good they will just as quickly...

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