Asked About Fracking, Clinton Refuses to Take Strong Position

When asked by Zach Adinolfi, a freshman at the University of New Hampshire, if she supports the Porter Ranch communities who are experiencing the firsthand dangers of methane leaks from fracking, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton expressed her support for stopping the leak, but failed to take a strong position on fracking.
“If Secretary Clinton isn’t sure that the problems with the technology can be solved, then she should come out in favor of a firm moratorium,” said 350 Action Spokesperson Linda Capato Jr. “Clinton says she opposes the ‘irresponsible’ use of fracking technology, but the truth is that there’s no regulation or technology that can make this extreme extraction safe — scientists have made clear the risk it poses to the climate and communities who experience impacts firsthand. True climate leadership requires a commitment to move away from all fossil fuels and towards 100% renewable energy.” …. 

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