Much ado about frackingby Canadian Plastics
Hydraulic fracturing can open vast stores of cheap natural gas, to the benefit of North America’s chemical and plastics industry. The weird part is that, after more than 60 years, the process has suddenly become a lightning rod for controversy, and even outright bans. Here’s why.
Fracking risks are manageable: reportby Canadian Plastics
The report, by the Fraser Institute, finds that fracking-related concerns about drinking water and air quality are largely unfounded.