U.S. Causal Link Between Fracking And Earthquakes Deepens

The controversial U.S. energy process of releasing natural gas from deep-seated underground reserves has increasingly moved to the forefront of the debate of U.S. energy autonomy. Advocates insist that hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” allows U.S. energy companies to exploit previously uneconomic shale gas resources and maintain that not only is the process environmentally safe but that it contributes to U.S. energy autonomy by developing indigenous  energy reserves, lessening U.S. dependency on foreign energy imports. Opponents…

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