Last updated on: 11/28/2011 | Author: ProCon.org

What is hydraulic fracturing?

– NEW: What is hydraulic fracturing (fracking)? Read pro and con arguments from the Wall Street Journal (pro), Greenpeace USA (con), Ground Water Protection Council (pro), Los Angeles Times staff writer Margot Roosevelt (con), American Petroleum Institute (pro), Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman (con), and other scholars, government agencies, and advocacy organizations from around the country.