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What is Fracking? | KNoxville TN | Toxic Torts Attorneys

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Sep 17, 2013 in Uncategorized

The University of Tennessee has halted their decision to possibly frack some of the land on campus after failing to successfully find an industry partner that would help it frack parts of the Cumberland Forest in Morgan County. Many activists who were against the procedure are relieved but believe that the project has simply been put on the shelf and could come up against in the future.

Fracking is a process that uses pressurized liquids and gasses to breakdown the deep bedrock below Earths surface. The purpose of the process is to obtain fuels like natural gas and oil for energy companies to use.

To learn more about fracking and why it could be considered dangerous and toxic, watch the video below.


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