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Protesters Take a Stand Against Fracking in Harrisburg

DAUPHIN COUNTY — Farmers took a stand against fracking Saturday. A group of protesters took to the opening day of the farm show holding signs and chanting...
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DAUPHIN COUNTY -- Farmers took a stand against fracking Saturday.

A group of protesters took to the opening day of the farm show holding signs and chanting letting Governor Tom Wolf know they want him to ban fracking.

It's part of the process energy companies use to get natural gas out of the Marcellus Shale throughout some of our area.

During the rally, farmers and supporters shared stories of how fracking has left animals sick and even contaminated farmland.

"The entire scope of this issue, of all the gas drilling, trying to get it out for corporate to go overseas and get a better price for it," added supporter Tom Church. "Some of the aspects of this people just need to think of these things."

Advocates of natural gas drilling say it brings jobs to struggling area of the commonwealth.