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Does fracking induce earthquakes? Yes, but maybe not why you think

Hydraulic fracturing — less formally known as fracking — has drawn the ire of many environmentalists due to earthquakes and other issues, despite its positive contribution to United State’s shale oil boom. For those in need of a quick refresher, fracking is a high-pressure drilling method that recovers oil and gas from shale rocks deep […] … learn more→

Ohio: Where oxymoronic legislation proliferates like fracking platforms

The following mission statement is taken directly from the website for the Clean Ohio Fund: “The Clean Ohio Fund restores, protects, and connects Ohio’s important natural and urban places by preserving green space and farmland, improving outdoor recreation, and cleaning up brownfields to encourage redevelopment and revitalize communities.” More specifically, the site delineates the ways […] … learn more→