YOU HAVE TO BE FRACKING KIDDING
ME?....
Alex Reasbeck
WHAT IS FRACKING?
 Hydraulic
fracturing or
its commonly
referred to
fracking,
involves the
use of water
pressure to
creat...
FRACKING’S TURBULENT HISTORY
 1940’s as a result
of the growing
demand for oil for
the automobile
 There are now
over 50...
BENEFITS
 60% of all natural gases were harvested from
fracking wells
 Profits in the several billion dollar range
 Emp...
COSTS
 600 different types of chemicals making fracking
water extremely dangerous.
FRACKING'S
GROWING AFFECTS
FUTURE
 In the next 20 years
there is another 500,000
proposed fracking wells
EPA AND GOVERNMENT ACTION
 Began enforcing and regulating the planning of
fracking well sites
SITE PLANNING
 Planners have the daunting task of planning these
well sites that can affect environments miles away
ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING
 Will continue to grow in the fracking world, as the
risks of fracking continue to be found
You have to be fracking kidding me
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You have to be fracking kidding me

  1. 1. YOU HAVE TO BE FRACKING KIDDING ME?.... Alex Reasbeck
  2. 2. WHAT IS FRACKING?  Hydraulic fracturing or its commonly referred to fracking, involves the use of water pressure to create fractures in rock that allow the oil and natural gas it contains to escape out.
  3. 3. FRACKING’S TURBULENT HISTORY  1940’s as a result of the growing demand for oil for the automobile  There are now over 500,000 fracking wells within the United States alone.
  4. 4. BENEFITS  60% of all natural gases were harvested from fracking wells  Profits in the several billion dollar range  Employees 2.5 million people
  5. 5. COSTS  600 different types of chemicals making fracking water extremely dangerous.
  6. 6. FRACKING'S GROWING AFFECTS
  7. 7. FUTURE  In the next 20 years there is another 500,000 proposed fracking wells
  8. 8. EPA AND GOVERNMENT ACTION  Began enforcing and regulating the planning of fracking well sites
  9. 9. SITE PLANNING  Planners have the daunting task of planning these well sites that can affect environments miles away
  10. 10. ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING  Will continue to grow in the fracking world, as the risks of fracking continue to be found

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