Just published at my Trending Central column my article spelling out how the good people in the sleepy English shires urgently need to be educated about the fracking facts before taking to the streets to protest...
For the full article go here - but here's a taster:
In all its essentials, the entire anti-fracking movement has its head where the sun doesn’t shine. Here are just ten reasons why:
- Hydraulic fracking has been around for 60+ years. Developments made by U.S. engineers around 2008-9 (enabling horizontal fracturing) simply made the process much more commercially viable;
- Since fracking was introduced in 1949, well over 2 million frack treatments have been pumped without a single documented case of treatments polluting a water aquifer;
- 90 percent of all gas wells drilled in the United States since 1949 have been fracked;