France Considers Fracking Ban

What do New Jersey and France have in common? Both are considering banning entirely the increasingly controversial and environmentally damaging process of natural gas extraction popularly known as fracking. Check out the link below for New Jersey. In France, the environment minister has just said on radio that fracking "is not something we want to use in France." Nathalie Kosciukso-Morizet noted, "Shale gas is the same as any other [natural] gas. What poses the problem is the technology used. Today there aren't 30 technologies, there's only one for extracting shale gas--hydraulic fracturing."Read more on the debate in France: New York Times
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