Fracking

Pros and Cons

Hansen Dubé

Pros:

• Provides clean energy

• Can aid in the stimulation of local economies

• The process of fracking for natural gas may help wane the dependence of foreign powers for fossil fuels


Cons:

• Fracking has the high probability of polluting the local environment

• A fracking operation may be expensive to set up

• May harm communities when the mining company is brought into it