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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Reply #7)

Thu Nov 29, 2012, 02:20 AM

15. You are both right

Chemicals end up in drinking water. There are also issues with seismic problems.

If all you care about is getting oil, then he is right, this is a way to get oil out of the ground. And it will probably go on for a long time, and produce lots of oil.

Wikipedia has some decent references and explanation of the issues.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydraulic_fracturing

Try this link for some fairly factual discussion of the issues, as well.
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-11/gsoa-hfv110412.php

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