Finding Fault With Anti-Fracking Claims

A widely carried Associated Press article (here, as run by the Wall Street Journal) reports that some of the convincingly scientific-sounding claims of opponents of fracking don”t seem to hold up to scrutiny. That”s not to say that all is peaches: the article notes, for instance, that much of the naturally radioactive deep water called flowback forced up along with fracking-extracted gas “was once being discharged into municipal sewage treatment plants and then rivers in Pennsylvania,” leading to concern about pollution of public water supplies.

Finding Fault With Anti-Fracking Science Claims

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