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Fracking and My Community’s Socioeconomic Stability: Will My Boomtown Go Bust?

, democracy analyst, Center for Science & Democracy

The U.S. conversation surrounding recent oil and gas development through hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) and newer technologies like horizontal drilling frequently centers around risks to the environment—to water and air—and to public health. At the national level, these risks are juxtaposed against the promise of jobs and energy independence. Read more >

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