Could new fracking methods help avoid controversy?
The debate over fracking generally stems from the chemicals used in the process and the potential affects on the water supply. Halliburton has developed a new chemical formula which is an attempt to reduce some concerns. Sarah Battaglia has the full scoop over at theenergycollective.com.
While most chemicals used in the process are harmless, and even though they are injected well below ground away from aquifers and surface water, employees at Halliburton have made it their duty to ensure safety to nearby residents as well as the environment.