Point/Counterpoint: Dissecting Trump’s Fracking Policy

President Donald Trump, along with nearly the entirety of the Republican Party hopes to expand the controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing, known as fracking. Fracking for natural gas is the process of breaking up shale rock formations underneath the Earth’s surface to extract the natural gas. Basically, a series of holes are drilled into the ground and then pumped with a water/chemical mixture to drive the natural gas out of the fissures in the shale.


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