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Fracking: What Is It, And Why Is It So Controversial?

There’s a lot of talk in the news lately about the practice of “fracking“…and before you ask, no, I’m not talking about an expletive from Battlestar Galactica. The process of fracking (which is short for hydraulic fracturing) involves unearthing shale gas deposits via wells, which can make landowners rich but can have serious adverse affects on drinking water and the …

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