Hydraulic fracturing is the fracturing of rock by pressurized liquid.
Ok, now I get it.
“Fracking” is “fracturing.”
Fracking poisons water and can cause earthquakes.
So, you faithful readers of sullimaybe know that intellectual, I am not.
What is “news to me” may not be news to you.
Earlier in 2013, “The Promised Land” starring Matt Damon and John Krasinski opened to meh reviews.
But, it opened my eyes to fracking.
Then, I saw producer and director Josh Fox (“Gasland”) on “Real Time with Bill Mahr,” and finally got it.
“Gasland” won an Emmy, Golden Globe, Sundance, and was nominated for an Oscar.
The sequel, “Gasland 2′ (‘fracking across the world’) is available on HBO.
The quest for natural gas and the profits that ensue is insatiable.
Dangers of fracking are depicted here.
My home is heated with natural gas.
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