Citizen fears about hydraulic fracturing, a drilling procedure used to pry oil and gas from rock deep underground, have made “fracking a hottest political question in California and elsewhere, but it has been pivotal in lowering the cost of energy in the U.S.
Citizen fears about hydraulic fracturing, a drilling procedure used to pry oil and gas from rock deep underground, have made “fracking a hottest political question in California and elsewhere, but it has been pivotal in lowering the cost of energy in the U.S. ED ANDRIESKI AP/File
Citizen fears about hydraulic fracturing, a drilling procedure used to pry oil and gas from rock deep underground, have made “fracking a hottest political question in California and elsewhere, but it has been pivotal in lowering the cost of energy in the U.S. ED ANDRIESKI AP/File

Fracking industry deserves our gratitude

July 07, 2017 03:47 PM

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