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What does a shale gas play look like? Postcard pretty Pennsylvania with rigs, numerous tanker trucks, and messes left behind
Posted on December 02, 2010
On November 30, 2010, The Ecologist published the above video in association with a story titled US natural gas drilling boom linked to pollution and social strife. Please take the time to watch it and think about the implications of a vastly expanded effort to frack our way into the future. This often touted bridge to a renewable energy utopia is a bridge to nowhere and distracts us from the admittedly difficult, but important task of building an energy infrastructure that enables use to use atomic heat sources - fuels like uranium, plutonium and thorium - that are essentially inexhaustibl...Original article link