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21st Century Guide to Hydraulic Fracturing, Underground Injection, Fracking, Hydrofrac, Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Production Controversy, Environmental and Safety Risks, Water Pollution
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,260. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Authoritative compendium of official documents about the process of hydraulic fracturing, also known as hydrofrac or fracking, to extract natural gas, along with gas exploration and production in the Marcellus shale field; coverage of all aspects, including the ongoing controversy about the environmental and safety risks arising from possible water pollution and drinking water contamination.
Chemicals Used in Hydraulic Fracturing: Cancer and Health Risks from Underground Injection Natural Gas Production, Marcellus Shale Gas Fracking and Hydrofrac - House Committee Report
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
Investigators with the House Committee on Energy and Commerce have discovered that oil and gas service companies conducting hydraulic fracturing for shale gas production used 2500 fracturing products containing 750 chemicals, some of which are toxic and carcinogenic. This report lists every chemical disclosed by the industry, and reveals that some remain proprietary and cannot be identified.
Modern Shale Gas Development in the United States: A Primer - Geology, Regulations, Environmental Considerations, Hydraulic Fracturing, Protecting Groundwater, Pollution Threats, Impact to Land
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,310. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This authoritative publication provides a wealth of detailed information about shale gas production and hydraulic fracturing, including environmental risks and threats to groundwater from production processes.
Risks and Rewards: The Controversy About Shale Gas Production and Hydraulic Fracturing, Ground Water Pollution, Toxic and Carcinogenic Chemical Dangers, Marcellus Shale, Hydrofrac and Fracking
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 203,930. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This comprehensive guide provides authoritative information about the risks posed by shale gas production and hydraulic fracturing. Toxic and carcinogenic chemicals used by companies producing shale gas may pose a threat to ground water supplies. Extensive coverage of all aspects of the controversy includes Congressional reports and Energy Department documents.
Gas Drilling and the Fracking of a Marriage
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 61,310. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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.
2012 Guide to Natural Gas Hydraulic Fracturing from Shale Formations - Improving the Safety and Performance of Hydraulic Fracturing and Fracking
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,430. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
The important controversy over hydraulic fracturing for shale gas production is covered in detail in this ebook, with a collection of up-to-date official documents and publications on the risks and rewards of shale gas. New material includes the work of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board Natural Gas Subcommittee striving to improve the safety and environmental performance of fracturing.
Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) for Shale Oil and Natural Gas: Latest Developments on Government Safety Rules to Protect Underground Sources of Drinking Water and Underground Injection Control (UIC)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,210. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Fossil Fuels
The latest developments on government safety rules to protect underground sources of drinking water from the impact of fracking for oil and natural gas are covered in this updated ebook, which provides extensive information about the important controversy over hydraulic fracturing for shale gas.
The Last Canary
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,380. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
The Marcellus Shale contains five hundred trillion cubic feet of natural gas. But when Deacon Energy sets out to recover this precious resource, they end up fracturing far more than the gas rich-formations that hold this treasure. They fracture lives, families and a community in a clash that pits environmentalists against opportunists in the high stakes game of securing America’s energy future.
Rise of the Meritocracy
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,280. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Once again science and big business will clash in this science fiction and political suspense thriller. Our hero James Watsen, a smart and shy bioengineering student, must break out of his shell and lead his fellow scientists in a covert operation to save the planet. Will they succeed in time or will the corrupt corporations and politicians be allowed to destroy the earth? Find out what happens.
2013 Complete Guide to Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) for Shale Oil and Natural Gas: Encyclopedic Coverage of Production Issues, Protection of Drinking Water, Underground Injection Control (UIC)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 343,980. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Fossil Fuels
This up-to-date encyclopedia of official documents and publications on the risks and rewards of shale gas, with over a thousand pages of content, provides vital information on the ongoing controversy over hydraulic fracturing for shale gas production.