Fracking Shale Gas: Myths and Realities
Veteran energy reporter Andrew Nikiforuk keys off Cornell University engineering professor Anthony Ingraffea, a world-recognized fracking expert, to get to the bottom of four big claims used by industry to reassure the public.
In This Series
Nikiforuk tackles top claims fracking industry uses to reassure public. First in a series.
Industry's claim that clustered wells preserve forests and farms is a myth, says expert. Second in a series.
When industry says hardly ever, that's a myth. It's a documented, chronic problem. Third in a series.
Fracked fuel far more dirty than industry, governments claim. Final myth in series.