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Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Environmental Issues that Could De-Rail the Natural Gas Boom

Environmental Issues that Could De-Rail the Natural Gas Boom

There are two key environmental issues that have the most likelihood of slowing the natural gas boom or, perhaps, redirecting its trajectory: fracking chemicals and fracking water usage.Fracking chemicals: what the frack?Inflamed by dramatic scenes like tap water catching on fire, worries over the effect of fracking on the quality of groundwater have been the hottest point of contention and examination. Years of research has shown that these concerns are overblown. Consider, for example, the most exhaustive study of the claims versus the facts…Read more...http://oilprice.com/Energy/Natural-Gas/Environmental-Issues-that-Could-De-Rail-the-Natural-Gas-Boom.html

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