Fracking, illustration

Fracking, illustration

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Credit: Gwen Shockey/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: A cross-section illustration of fracking, or drilling for natural gas. Fracking is a controversial method of retrieving natural gas from below the earth's surface. This illustration demonstrates how fracking can contaminate water supplies.

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