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How much do you really know about fracking?

How much do you really know about fracking? According to a survey of nearly 2,400 people, the majority of the public, has "never heard of" or "not familiar" with hydraulic fracturing. Sixty-three percent of respondents reported they had “never heard of” or were “not...

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Fracking earthquakes

According to a recent report, fracking earthquakes are highly unlikely. “Fracking” is an informal term for hydraulic fracturing, which is the process of extracting natural gas from the ground. The United States has enough natural gas to last more than 100 years....

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Waterless fracking makes its way to the Midwest

Waterless fracking makes its way to eastern Ohio. The amount of natural gas in Ohio is still to be determined, and “right now we’re still in an exploratory phase,” said Brian Hickman, a spokesperson for the Ohio Oil and Gas Association. Ohio is rich in shale called,...

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Waterless fracking

The traditional fracking process involves combination of a lot of water, sand, and chemicals (less than 1%), but what if hydraulic fracturing could be waterless? Waterless fracking, also known as, LPG fracking, is a fracking technique that doesn’t use water or...

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EPA released this week –

The EPA released released on Wednesday the rules of hydraulic fracturing, which is one of the first efforts to regulate the fracking process nationwide. The Obama administration gives approval to energy from shale,"a score for the oil and gas industry," and gives...

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