Fracking: Fret or Fête?

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Fracking Part 1: The Process


Hydraulic fracturing has managed to become both the most detested and most championed form of oil and gas exploration. With a long history and a promising future, hydraulic fracturing has and will continue to have serious public policy implications. PERC's Terry Anderson and the Hoover Institution's Carson Bruno examine the hydraulic fracturing process and the market mechanisms which would allow us to take advantage of fracking's benefits and mitigate its costs. 

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When Charlotte isn't filming or editing PERC video or podcast productions, she assists with outreach projects – reviewing PERC publications, promoting PERC scholars in media outlets, and maintaining and growing our social media presence. She is originally from the San Francisco Bay area and has degrees in Environmental Studies and French from...
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Terry Anderson is a senior fellow at PERC and the former President and Executive Director of PERC as well as the John and Jean De Nault Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. He believes that market approaches can be both economically sound and environmentally sensitive. His research helped launch the idea of free market...
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