Water, Economics, Ethics, and Fracking: A Cost/ Benefit Analysis of Hydraulic Fracturing
Friday, November 7, 2014
Plaza Foyer (Sheraton)
Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) has become a controversial topic. We explored the fracking process and looked at the environmental effects by using hydroponics to test the effect that chemicals involved in fracking have on the environment. We also considered the long-term economic impact fracking has on local communities.