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The new boom? Fracking process sparks controversy

September 16, 2011
By Sam Shawver - The Marietta Times (sshawver@mariettatimes.com) , The Marietta Times

Several companies are pursuing hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, of the natural gas-rich Marcellus shale and oil-laden Utica shale deposits that lie far beneath the earth's surface in Ohio and surrounding states.

 
 
 

 

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