Why Can’t We Drill Without a Fracking Argument?: Why the energy industry is jumping the gun with Hydraulic Fracturing. . By Nicholas Idler. What is Hydraulic Fracturing?. Hydraulic f racturing, or fracking , is a technology used in drilling for oil and natural gas. (ohiocitizen.org).
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By Nicholas Idler
According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), domestic natural gas production from shale is expected to nearly triple over the 25-year period 2010-2035 (Kamarshi, B., Kurtz, J., Soulsby, R., 2012) .
(Kamarshi, B., Kurtz, J., Soulsby, R., 2012)
(Hart, Weiss, 2011)
“In the end, water is the resource that is going to be the most valuable. It will be the lack of safe, drinkable, usable water that will be our undoing, not gas and oil… Congress should step back and look at the process of fracking.” – Nancy Weber
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