Report cuts through hype and details facts of fracking

How safe is fracking? Does it contaminate water? Use too much water? Use secret chemicals? As opponents of hydraulic fracturing continue to criticize the process, a new John Locke Foundation Policy Report turns to evidence to answer these and other common questions. “Exploration for and recovery of natural gas in North Carolina holds the promise of job creation, wealth creation, revenue generation, and a new domestic industry in the state,” said report author Jon Sanders, JLF Director of Regulatory Studies.