Hydraulic fracking is the process by which water is forced deep into shale deposits in order to force out natural gas and oil. This process is more widely known as simply fracking. There are many potential risks involved with this process, as it forces the gas and oil into potential groundwater sources and pollutes drinking water. The Marcellus Shale and the Utica Shale are enormous shale deposits that are located a few thousand feet below the earth’s surface, and they both take up large portions of Ohio.
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