‘When Frackers Come Calling’: Homeowners Increasingly Duped in Land Deals

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Thousands of homeowners in the U.S. are finding out the hard way that so-called “mineral rights” for fossil fuel deposits that may exist beneath their newly purchased property have already secretly been sold to gas and drilling companies, effectively nullifying their ability to object to fracking or other extraction projects that could have serious health impacts on them or their families.

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