Fracking has net financial benefit despite drawbacks, study finds

It brings heavy truck traffic, pollution and more crime. But a recent economic study on the controversial gas drilling method hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, says accounting for both the known downsides and benefits, it does more good than bad.

Well, that is if you don’t consider the health impact on people, or the damage to the environment, and the fact that there are other, non-polluting sources of energy. This is an example of proponents of fracking pushing positive aspects of fracking, while ignoring the negative aspects.

 

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