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I love the job creation and economic growth it's creating, but am very concerned about the long-term effects and lack of disclosure regarding the process. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Berea, OH
There is not enough clear information of pros/cons to make an informed decision. Fracking chemicals should absolutely be made known along with all potential side effects, and affected communities should have the opportunity to vote for themselves. We... 6 years ago from a Democrat in Pasadena, CA
Yes, but there needs to be verifiable evidence that it does not harm the ground water sources before it can be used. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Denver, CO
No absolutely not. all current sites should be shut down and completely cleaned up and restore
to its pristine original conditions. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Brisbane, CA
Yes, with greatly increased oversight but while also pursing renewable sources of energy such as solar, hydro, and wind power. 6 years ago from a Green in Macomb, MI
Yes but it needs to be done responsibly. Also there should be ongoing monitoring of its effects on the earth and environment. Again, oil is a finite commodity so look for alternative sources of energy. 6 years ago from a Green in Kimberly, WI
Increase overesight, and scientific monitoring of fracking to determine if the process endangers water supplies, decreases ground stability, or has other harmful environmental effects. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Wilsonville, OR
Some fracking is perfectly harmless, and helpful. It's not a black and white issue, there are degrees of harm done, including none at all. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Wisconsin Dells, WI
No, we would pursue more sustainable energy sources AND it is destroying our environment. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Salt Lake City, UT
Here again, we have already done damage to our water resources. If we are to proceed, we need more stringent controls (i.e. Europe has done somewhat better than us) & greater taxes on the production side. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Pittsburgh, PA
We must learn more about the outcome related with fracking and the chemicals involved before turning loose an industry which has no goal beyond the bottomline. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Jordan, NY
Fracking should be studied more for it's long term effects. The oil industry has not proved it is environmentally sound.
Lighting tap water on fire says something is amiss.
Ground water is more important. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Tallahassee, FL
Yes, but only if the oil and gas remains in the US. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Arvada, CO
I don't know enough about this issue. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Mchenry, IL
Allow only with full disclosure and EPA approval of materials and processes employed, away from highly populated areas, and with ample oversight and immediate redress panels. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Denver, CO
Yes, as long as we continue to search for more sustainable practices with rapidity. 6 years ago from a Green in Glenview Nas, IL
No, more research is needed to measure the long term effects of fracking and we should pursue more sustainable energy sources as well. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Colton, CA
I don't have enough knowledge of the method to give an opinion at the moment. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Beech Grove, IN
No, fracking destroys local environments and the people effected are gagged to prevent speaking about it. There is something wrong with the industry and they know it. 6 years ago from a Green in Wood River, IL
Yes. However, sustainable energy sources need to be researched, so we don't have to drill, which is the real problem. 6 years ago from a Libertarian in Tulsa, OK
I support requiring disclosure of the chemicals used in fracking fluids and removing the oil and gas industry exemption from the Safe Drinking Water Act. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Brookline, MA
It depends on what liquids are used for the process (e.g., water vs. chemicals). 6 years ago from a Democrat in Long Island City, NY
Yes, but depending upon the depth of the drilling. 6 years ago from a Green in Littleton, CO
It should be allowed with proper governmental inspections and regulations.
All drilling should be subject to Clean Air and Water Acts. 6 years ago from a Democrat in West Jordan, UT
Yes, but we should also pursue more sustainable energy sources and do more research to measure long term effects of fracking and stop if we find it problematic,. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Southampton, PA
Yes, but with tighter regulation, including full disclosure of all chemicals used, strong precautions against groundwater contamination, and prohibition where the risk of mini-earthquakes in populated areas is great. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Austin, TX
Yes, but there should be enforced regulations to prevent environmental damage. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Ingomar, PA
Yes, but the chemicals used in the fracking process need to be made public. Owning a proprietary blend of chemicals shouldn't be considered when it is being pumped into public land, and ultimately, water tables. 6 years ago from a Green in Rochester, NY
Yes, but only if it is closely monitored and companies will be held accountable and pay heavy fines if aquifers are damaged or the ground is made unstable. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Knotts Island, VA
Only with careful scientific monitoring and consent of effected citizens, and only as one short-term aspect of a comprehensive plan to move away from fossil fuels. 6 years ago from a Green in Potwin, KS
Yes... this is complicated. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Bala Cynwyd, PA