What We Already Knew Confirmed: Fracking Causes Earthquakes

The journal Science, after much study and review, has confirmed that the controversial method of extracting natural gas from shale rock known as fracking can cause earthquakes.

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Fracking The Wealthy In The UK

700 million barrels of recoverable shale oil, more than a year’s supply for Britain, has been found in an area south of London known as the “stockbroker belt” due to the high number of wealthy financiers that live there. Well guess what? London’s wealthy don’t want fracking in their backyard either.

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Ban Lifted On Fracking In The UK

Fracking, the process of pumping water and chemicals into shale rock at high pressure to extract gas, is a very controversial topic here in America and it seems overseas as well. United Kingdom (UK) news source The Independent wrote that more than 60% of the British countryside could be exploited for shale gas. Now, the Department of Energy and Climate Change in the UK say the 60% figure is nonsense.

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