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Large areas of natural land are cleared to enable drilling.

oil

1

Oil refineries are large and the take up huge areas of the natural environment.

oil

2

Can cause air pollution.

Electricity

3

Can cause water pollution.

oil

4

Thermal power stations produce electricity by burning fossil fuels.

Electricity

5

Accidents to oil tankers cause huge spills that kill wildlife and pollute the coast.

oil

6

There is evidence to suggest that people living near to power lines may suffer an increased level of health problems.

Electricity

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Pylons are unattractive and spoil the landscape

Electricity