Tuesday, July 26, 2011

U.S. Energy Independence – So Close, Yet So Far- FORBES

Article found HERE

"oil produced from shale will allow the U.S. to un-hook from the spigot of oil supplied from global hot spots... But this bounty does not come without costs.  In the case of gas and oil from shale there has been a great deal of attention devoted to the environmental down-side associated with the process of retrieving these energy resources, known as hydraulic fracture stimulation (“fracking”)."

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