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Myths of hydrofracking — an analysis




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August 20, 2014 | 2,411 views | 42 comments

By now, you’ve probably heard of the term “fracking” and have a foggy understanding that it has something to do with extracting natural gas from the ground. Unfortunately, the term has been spun to mean something new, unnatural, and rife with bad consequences, said engineer and environmentalist Greg Kozera. . . .

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No Nonsense  
USA  
September 18, 2014 10:09pm
 
 
Bob; you are one of the dunces.
 
 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
September 18, 2014 9:48am
 
 
New Guy and MyOpinion Quick to discount any
studies by groups associated with the industry
and not a bit hesitant to defend against conservative
groups who were right ... Read More Read More
 
 
Chief Noetall  
Wise, Texas  
September 17, 2014 9:12pm
 
 
New Guy and MyOpinion.. I am puzzled at
your silence regarding an Obama administration
department (DOE) study that discounts one
of your treasured concepts that fracking ... Read More Read More
 
 
Bob Pritts  
St Hedwig, TX  
September 17, 2014 10:06am
 
 
No Nonsense,

Regarding the spelling of 'fracking' ...

"The fact that some journalists couldn't figure out how to spell it and you claim 'it's widely accepted' ... Read More Read More
 
 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
September 16, 2014 8:31pm
 
 
No Nonsense.... You say Bos Taurus, I
say cattle. :-)
 
 
No Nonsense  
USA  
September 16, 2014 7:31pm
 
 
Fo sho, Grouch.

Guess us dum ol peeps ain't no wats goin on in da language dees dayz ya no?

I'll stick to the scientific facts and nomenclature.
 
 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
September 16, 2014 7:27pm
 
 
Yeah, everybody knows that language does not
evolve and dictionaries never grow in size.
Ma'am, what were you thinking ? :-)
 
 
No Nonsense  
USA  
September 16, 2014 6:51pm
 
 
Elaine, I hate to break it to you ma'am, but that is why educated people no longer take the media as fact. We read the stories for entertainment.

The fact that some ... Read More Read More
 
 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
September 4, 2014 5:20am
 
 
Facts only please .... Would 'credible' be
a more precise term to use ? :-) It might
avoid the confusion about Greg being
'worthy of commercial credit'. LOL
 
 
Facts only please  
TX  
September 3, 2014 10:39pm
 
 
Greg should use the proper terms if he wants to be creditable.
 

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