The Dangers of Hydraulic Fracturing

The rolling acres of majestic farm country ranging between Pennsylvania and Ohio to Wisconsin and Wyoming is no stranger to battling the elements, but it wasn’t prepared for the newly formed wells that would soon be taking over the nation.

fracking-mansfield-aerialjpg-69ceaa0bea562c23Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, covers North America’s need for natural gas, allowing the country to break away from relying on foreign oil and gas. Historically hydraulic fracturing was developed in oil fields to increase production volumes, but it has transposed into a development process for bedrock wells.

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