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Dangers of Fracking

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The Dangers of Fracking
By Zoe
History of Natural Gas
History of Fracking
Current Legal Status

Environmental Impact
Economic Impact
Why Should We Care?
Thank You for Your Time!
"A Brief History of Natural Gas." Apga.org. American Public
Gas Association, 2012.Web. 4 Dec. 2012.
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Texas. Energy Resources. Texas Legislature Online. By Keffer, Crownver, Burnam, Parker,
Strama, Carter, Dukes, Phil King, and Veasey. Texas Legislature, Web. 18 Dec. 2012.
McClure, Daniel M., William D. Wood, and Robert S. Ballentine. ""Texas Supreme
Court Decision in Coastal v. Garza: Rule of Capture Bars Recovery of Drainage
Damages for Subsurface Trespass from Hydraulic Fracturing"" Fullbright.com. The
International Law Firm of Fullbright & Jaworski, 3 Aug. 2008. Web. 17 Jan. 2013.
Howard, Jordan. "Fracking Pros And Cons: Weighing In On Hydraulic Fracturing." The
Huffington Post. TheHuffingtonPost.com, 10 Nov. 2011. Web. 10 Dec. 2012.

Plumer, Brad. "Shale Gas Boom Makes Some Pennsylvanians Richer — and Some
Poorer." Weblog post. Washintonpost.com. Washington Post, 31 Oct. 2012.
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Agency, 09 May 2012. Web. 04 Dec. 2012.
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Nation, 29 Feb. 2012. Web. 12 Dec. 2012.
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4 Jan. 2013.
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The federal government should create legislation that limits the expansion of hydraulic fracturing, protecting the environment as well as American homeowners
1885 Bunsen Burner Invented
30% recoverable oil & gas accessed by fracking

7 billion barrels of oil

600 trillion cubic feet of natural gas
Texas, June 2011: HB 3328
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Federal Agencies
$3 an acre

12.5% royalties

24% decrease within 2000 meters of a well

43% rise in CO2 emissions 2008-2035

from 30.2 billion to 43.2 billion metric tons
Environmental Impact
150 oil companies

8 new wells a day

660,000 barrels a day

29% of natural gas burned off
Krulwich, Robert. "A Mysterious Patch Of Light Shows Up In The North Dakota
Dark." Npr.org. National Public Radio, 16 Jan. 2013. Web. 20 Jan. 2013.
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28 Nov. 2012. Web. 29 Jan. 2013.
Royte, Elizabeth. "Fracking Our Food Supply." Thenation.com. The Nation,
28 Nov. 2012. Web. 29 Jan. 2013.
7 million gallons of water

400,000 gallons of chemicals
Royte, Elizabeth. "Fracking Our Food Supply." Thenation.com. The Nation,
28 Nov. 2012. Web. 29 Jan. 2013.
"Shooters - A "Fracking" History." Aoghs.org. American Oil &
Gas Historical Society, 2012. Web. 3 Jan. 2013.
Montgomery, Carl T., and Michael B. Smith. "Hydraulic Fracturing: History of an Enduring
Technology." Spe.org. Society of Petroleum Engineers, Dec. 2010. Web. 15 Dec. 2012.
Safe Drinking Water Act
Underground Injection Control program
Energy Policy Act of 2005
Clean Water Act
Department of the Interior (DOI) &
Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
Hydraulic Fracturing Rule
"Hydraulic Fracturing Background Information." Epa.gov. Environmental
Protection Agency, 09 May 2012. Web. 04 Dec. 2012
Spisak, Tim. "Hydraulic Fracturing Rule." Doi.gov. U.S. Department of the
Interior, 29 Apr. 2012. Web. 15 Jan. 2013
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