Thursday, October 20, 2011

Articles on Fracking

Thanks to Elizabeth Riebschlaeger for suggesting the following articles on fracking.  These articles appeared in the Scientific American.

Safety First, Fracking Second

Drilling for natural gas has gotten ahead of the science needed to prove it safe
By The Editors | October 19, 2011

The Evolving Truth about Fracking for Natural Gas

Scientists are speaking out about the risks that fracking may or may not pose to drinking water

The Truth about Fracking

Fracturing a deep shale layer one time to release natural gas might pose little risk to drinking-water supplies, but doing so repeatedly could be problematic

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