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Title The human and environmental impact of fracking : how fracturing shale for gas affects us and our world / Madelon L. Finkel, editor ; foreword by Seth B.C. Shonkoff, PhD, MPH.
Publication Info Santa Barbara : Praeger, 2015.



Descript xxxiv, 237 pages : illustrations
Note Formerly CIP.
Fracking for gas trapped in shale could be a game changer in the quest to find alternatives to dirty fossil fuels, but it also has potential for harm. This book provides "one-stop shopping" for everyone who wants to know more about the issues. Offers a comprehensive, impartial understanding of unconventional natural gas development from many different perspectives by experts in the field Draws from the findings of the most up-to-date research and discusses areas where scientific findings are yet unclear Addresses fracking's potential effects on humans, animals, and environmental factors including air quality, water quality, and climate change Explains the economic, legal, regulatory, and ethical issues surrounding fracking Examines social and community issues and the industry perspective
300 annual accesses. UkHlHU
ISBN 9781440832604 (e-book)
9781440832598 :
9781440832604 (Eisbn)
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Subject Hydraulic fracturing -- Environmental aspects.
Hydraulic fracturing -- Health aspects.
Alt author Finkel, Madelon Lubin, 1949-
Descript xxxiv, 237 pages : illustrations
Note Formerly CIP.
Fracking for gas trapped in shale could be a game changer in the quest to find alternatives to dirty fossil fuels, but it also has potential for harm. This book provides "one-stop shopping" for everyone who wants to know more about the issues. Offers a comprehensive, impartial understanding of unconventional natural gas development from many different perspectives by experts in the field Draws from the findings of the most up-to-date research and discusses areas where scientific findings are yet unclear Addresses fracking's potential effects on humans, animals, and environmental factors including air quality, water quality, and climate change Explains the economic, legal, regulatory, and ethical issues surrounding fracking Examines social and community issues and the industry perspective
300 annual accesses. UkHlHU
ISBN 9781440832604 (e-book)
9781440832598 :
9781440832604 (Eisbn)
Subject Hydraulic fracturing -- Environmental aspects.
Hydraulic fracturing -- Health aspects.
Alt author Finkel, Madelon Lubin, 1949-

Subject Hydraulic fracturing -- Environmental aspects.
Hydraulic fracturing -- Health aspects.
Descript xxxiv, 237 pages : illustrations
Note Formerly CIP.
Fracking for gas trapped in shale could be a game changer in the quest to find alternatives to dirty fossil fuels, but it also has potential for harm. This book provides "one-stop shopping" for everyone who wants to know more about the issues. Offers a comprehensive, impartial understanding of unconventional natural gas development from many different perspectives by experts in the field Draws from the findings of the most up-to-date research and discusses areas where scientific findings are yet unclear Addresses fracking's potential effects on humans, animals, and environmental factors including air quality, water quality, and climate change Explains the economic, legal, regulatory, and ethical issues surrounding fracking Examines social and community issues and the industry perspective
300 annual accesses. UkHlHU
Alt author Finkel, Madelon Lubin, 1949-
ISBN 9781440832604 (e-book)
9781440832598 :
9781440832604 (Eisbn)

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