Gas Drilling and the Fracking of a Marriage by Stephanie C. Hamel
Approx. 61,310 words.
Published on October 4, 2011 by
After receiving an offer to lease the farmland of her idyllic childhood summers for natural gas exploration or “fracking” (a process that may harm the environment), scientist Stephanie Hamel saw her strong convictions rattled by dreams of instant wealth. This honest yet light-hearted memoir will strike a vein for anyone who has agonized over their role as steward to the earth’s resources.