Archive for January 9th, 2013
Hydraulic fracturing, or as it’s more commonly known, fracking, might be the hottest environmental debate brewing right now.
Just in the last few weeks, major media outlets like CBS News and Esquire magazine have taken in-depth looks at fracking, and it seems like every day brings new developments as more and more states embrace drilling for oil vertically and horizontally, and allowing major oil companies like Chesapeake Energy to drill into the land.
Hollywood has taken notice as well; the new Matt Damon movie, “Promised Land” takes a look at fracking, and has already been criticized by energy companies for being too biased against them. Read the rest of this entry »