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    Video caption: US election 2020: How to spot disinformation

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  2. What have the Democrats said about banning fracking?

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    During the debate, there were testy exchanges about the future of fracking - the controversial technique used for extracting shale gas from underground.

    Vice-President Pence said the Democrats "want to ban fracking, which would cost hundreds of thousands of American jobs".

    His opponent replied: "Joe Biden will not end fracking."

    Pence then claimed that Harris had "said on multiple occasions, when you were running for president, that you would ban fracking."

    So what are the facts?

    In August 2020, Biden said "I am not banning fracking. Let me say that again: I am not banning fracking."

    However, in March 2020, during a Democratic debate, he said “No more — no new fracking.”

    At the time the campaign team clarified Biden’s position: a pledge to ban “new oil and gas permitting on public lands and waters.” They said this would allow existing fracking to continue.

    Meanwhile, at a CNN town hall event in September 2019, Harris said: "There’s no question, I’m in favour of banning fracking."