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Hydraulic Fracturing Summary Alex Restrepo

Hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking,” is a process in which fractures are made in a geological formation to increase the permeability of a formation to stimulate flow of hydrocarbons into a well bore. 518 more words

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Landmark Fracking Study Finds No Water Pollution

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The final report from a landmark federal study on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, found no evidence that chemicals or brine water from the gas drilling process moved upward to contaminate drinking water at a site in western Pennsylvania.

Boning up on fracking 101

The spectacle of an energy company’s CEO teaching the abecedarian facts about a drilling technology that’s been around for at least ten years to candidates for the highest elected office in the province is undeniably amusing. 615 more words

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Learning To Think Like A Progressive Scientist

We hear idiotic remarks all the time from experts like :

We are having 100 year rainfalls every year now

It is difficult to grasp the level of stupidity behind that remark.

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Centinel2012 reblogged this on Centinel2012 and commented:

You can't be both a scientist and a progressive they are mutually exclusive!

Experts Say That Record Great Lakes Ice Cover Last Winter Was Caused By Melting Ice

Are freezing winters CAUSED by global warming? | Mail Online

What they are saying is that Arctic air is too warm to freeze ice, but when it arrives in Minnesota it is -35C.

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Centinel2012 reblogged this on Centinel2012 and commented:

Their logic is so convoluted that it can really twist your mind into patterns of thought that are not of this universe.

National Wildlife Federation Says Lake Superior Will Soon Be Ice-Free In Winter

Lake Superior has increased water temperatures and an earlier onset of summer stratification by about two weeks in just the past 30 years. Within another 30 years Lake Superior may be mostly ice-free in a typical winter.

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Centinel2012 reblogged this on Centinel2012 and commented:

Few, if any, of their predictions have come true so its hard to believe much of anything they claim!

Why Fracking Works

by Emil Morhardt

We hear a great deal about the economic benefits of hydraulic fracturing, and even more about its potential liabilities, but seldom very much about exactly how fracking works. 699 more words

Emil Morhardt