The Whole Fracking Enchilada
October 31, 2012
A natural gas production boom made possible by new technology — horizontal drilling and hydrofracking — is being touted as a “game changer” in the energy landscape. It also portends massive damage for families, communities, and wildlife as drilling-related pollution violates the bedrock, the atmosphere, and everything in between.”
This is a chapter from The ENERGY Reader: Overdevelopment and the Delusion of Endless Growth (2012).