Fracking, 1st Edition

  • David E. Newton
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  • ISBN-10: 1610696921
  • ISBN-13: 9781610696920
  • DDC: 622.2
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 340 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released June 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Fracking provides readers with a complete historical review of the origins, development, and expansion of the use of fracking in the United States. This resource explains the technical principles related to the use of fracking in clear, nontechnical language and presents an unbiased review of the arguments for and against the use of fracking for the recovery of oil and gas.

Table of Contents

Front Cover._x000D_
Half Title Page._x000D_
Recent Titles in the Contemporary World Issues Series._x000D_
Address of Contemporary World Issues._x000D_
Title Page._x000D_
Copyright Page._x000D_
1: Background and History._x000D_
2: Problems, Controversies, and Solutions._x000D_
3: Perspectives._x000D_
4: Separating Fact from Hype: Trudy E. Bell._x000D_
5: Why Fracking Is Beneficial: Bruce Everett._x000D_
6: The Urgent Need for Global Definition of Terms in the Reporting on Fracking and Seismic Activity: Gina Hagler._x000D_
7: Fracking and the Future of Fresh Water: Michael Pastorkovich._x000D_
8: Fracking by the Numbers: John Rumpler._x000D_
9: Exploring Alternative Uses for Fracking Water: Lana Straub._x000D_
10: Fracking Like It’s Your Job: Why Worker Safety in the Fracking Industry Is So Important: Laura Walter._x000D_
11: Feeding the Fracking Workforce: How Worker Nutrition Supports Health, Safety, and Productivity: Christopher Wanjek._x000D_
12: Profiles._x000D_
13: Data and Documents._x000D_
14: Data._x000D_
15: Documents._x000D_
16: Resources for Further Research._x000D_
17: Books._x000D_
18: Articles._x000D_
19: Reports._x000D_
20: Internet._x000D_
About the Author._x000D_