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Fracking worthy of recognition as clean alternative

Fracking worthy of recognition as clean alternative

By Katie Clem, Staff Writer

April 5, 2013

Water seeps into the rock fractures below Earth’s surface. Slowly a gap opens and widens as high pressure is applied.  With the influx of pressure, the natural gas trapped in shale deposits is released. In a matter of minutes, a new energy source cleaner than coal or oil is available for use. Maryl...

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