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This guide provides information about hydraulic fracturing and its environmental impacts. It contains links to articles, books, periodicals, journals, news, and websites of information related to the topic.
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 Fracking in the news


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How fracking works by Gasland

The following guide was created to assist in the research of fracking and its environmental impacts. The guide could be helpful to undergraduate, graduate students. It contains links to databases, journals, videos and more. 

Fracking Fracturing and its risks

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Click on the image to read the article:  'Fracking' Can Access Energy From Deep Below' By Ellen Gilliland

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Subject Headings

Helpful terms at the time of research:



Horizontal drilling

Oil driling


Environmental issues

Fracking issues

Hidraulic fracturing

Natural gas extraction


Shale gas

Oil and gas wells

Directional drilling

Oil well




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