What The Frack Is Fracking?

I’ve been faking my fracking knowledge for some time now. Seriously, who really has the time to read up on the intricacies of how hydraulic fracturing extracts gas and oil? Now, thanks to the investigative journalism group ProPublica, my fracking faking days are over. 


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ORIGINAL: Music by David Holmes, Andrew Bean, and Niel Bekker. Animation by Adam Sakellarides and Lisa Rucker. Now that you’ve been initiated into the world of hydraulic fracturing, check out ProPublica’s full investigation into fracking.

 

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