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The Negative Effects Of Fracking

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Mitchell talks about the two methods of natural gas mining, slant and fracking. Fracking is the drilling then pressurizing of a cavity with hydraulic fluid mean to release natural gas. The fluid not only stays in the ground but some gases like methane aren’t taken up in the mining, and end up leaching into the groundwater people use for drinking, irrigation, rearing, etc. The eventual problems are and will not be as overt as war for oil in the MENA but the people will see firsthand the problems of greed and environmental problems. The harmful side effects of fracking in the US have been seen and are becoming more evident. I think in time there might come a problem where the people of the US won’t stand for the companies harmful effects for
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