The Northeast United States is sitting on massive stores of natural gas. As our need for cheap energy expands, shale is the logical answer. Expanded drilling activities and massive infrastructure build outs in the Marcellus-Utica shale play are fueling American employment opportunities and generating 18% of the nations gas supply.
Opponents say Hydraulic Fracturing (also called fracking) is dangerous, and causes lasting environmental damage. The energy industry says it's safe, tightly regulated and is the key technology that provides clean energy to the US. Who's right?