What is fracking ?
-A way of getting fossil fuels.
Processes of Fracking
-Drilling a hole in the ground big enough to fit a metal pipe.
-Pumping in highly pressurized poisonous liquid mixed with sand in to the ground.
-It will start to free the fossil fuels called natural gas .
-The sand will hold the fractures in the ground open for the natural gas to escape.
-Then the natural gas will travel up the pipe.
-The natural gas will be sent to the factory for processing.
Causes of Fracking
-Contaminates the water table.
-Water will unsafe to drink and will actually set on fire!
-Causes a lot of pollution.
A Few Companies Involved in Fracking
-Shell Oil and Gas