The Truth About Fracking [infographic]

fracking 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.

Fracking Infographic

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Author: Becky Striepe

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