Fracking Meeting Takes Place
July 31, 2011
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Horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing — or “fracking” — are game-changing technologies that have turned shale deposits in other parts of the country and around the world into major players in the past decade for the extraction of natural gas.
Legislators told a packed house at the Southern Pines Civic Club Thursday night that fracking will be studied thoroughly before the state allows the controversial method of extracting natural gas.