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do minatio n. But this time the ro ad to independenc e lies mo re
than a mile beneath their f eet. www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-poland-fracking-20120715,0,6703189.story Su nse t links L. A . 's p a st
t o it s fu t u r e | V i d e os Op i n i o n : Sa nd u sky — a
h e a d c a s e p u zzle 1/4 7/15/12 Poland dreams of energy independence — through fracking - latimes.com Rom n ey 's c r i t i qu es of Eu r ope r a i se
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Ba n I f geo lo gists are right, up to 7 68 billio n c ubic meters o f
natural gas sits trapped in shale depo sits deep beneath the
surf ac e in P o land, eno ugh to meet the c o untry 's needs f o r the
nex t 5 0 y ears and mo re. T he estimates hav e tantalized P o les
with v isio ns o f ending their relianc e o n Russian gas, whic h
warms them thro ugh harsh winters but puts them at the
merc y o f their f o rmer masters f ar mo re than they wo uld lik e.
Ex plo iting these undergro und reso urc es, tho ugh, will mean a
lo t o f no isy , water-intensiv e and po tentially harmf ul
"f rac k ing," o r hy draulic f rac turing, the pro c ess o f sho o ting
c hemic al so lutio ns mix ed with sand into the shale to prize it
o pen and release the gas. I t's a c o ntro v ersial prac t...
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2013 for the course GOVERNANCE 11-3 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '13 term at Academy of Art University.
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