Whatever else this new and controversial method of drilling has generated, it has certainly generated a great deal of questions. To aid in answering the most common questions, Clean Water Action has prepared this three-part primer on the fracking process itself, its associated dangers, and pertinent laws (or lack thereof) that regulate it.
This fact sheet gives a step-by-step overview of how fracking is used as a gas extraction method.
This fact sheet details the dangers that fracking poses to public and environmental health.
This fact sheet covers the state and federal laws that govern the practice - and notably, which laws have loopholes carved out of them in order not to apply to fracking.
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