You are here: Home Environment Water The Truth About Fracking [infographic] The Truth About Fracking [infographic] This infographic by WellHome explores the side of hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," that the gas industry would rather we didn't talk about. by Becky Striepe September 28, 2011, 2:00 am 3 Comments As the natural gas industry goes after harder-to-get-to stores of gas, it’s using more extreme methods to extract it from the Earth. Hydraulic fracturing is a popular method in natural gas drilling, but environmental groups have some serious concerns about its impact on earthquakes, public health, and on our drinking water supply. This infographic by WellHome explores the side of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” that the gas industry would rather we didn’t talk about. See more Previous article Ecover’s 30 Under 30 Contest is Back Next article Organic Farming Practices may Lessen the Incidence of Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria 3 Pings & Trackbacks Pingback:Texas Drought and Fracking Pingback:Colorado Oil and Gas Industry Sues Town That Bans Fracking Within City Limits Pingback:Will the Texas Drought put the Kibbosh on Fracking? • Nifty Homestead Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Upload a photo / attachment to this comment (PNG, JPG, GIF - 6 MB Max File Size): (Allowed file types: jpg, gif, png, maximum file size: 6MB.