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Distribution of answers submitted by Libertarians.
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Jan 9, 2014. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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Learn more about Fracking
Fracking is the process of extracting oil or natural gas from shale rock. Water, sand and chemicals are injected into the rock at high pressure which fractures the rock and allows the oil or gas to flow out to a well. While fracking has significantly boosted oil production, there are environmental concerns that the process is contaminating groundwater. See recent fracking news
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In a safer form, not in its current poisonous form. We shouldn't be leaving buried chemicals in the ground that will eventually seep into water supplies. In fact, why are they using the poisonous chemicals that they use now anyways, when they have... 4 years ago from a Libertarian in Huntsville, TX
Yes, but increase protection for private property in the vicinity and hold businesses liable for any long-term damage to surrounding properties. 4 years ago from a Libertarian in Lehman, PA
Let the free market decide the best forms of energy. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Morganton, NC
I'm not informed enough to have an opinion on this topic. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Apple Valley, CA
No more research is needed to measure the long term effects of fracking, and regardless, we should pursue more sustainable energy sources instead. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Draper, UT
Yes, in the instance you own all the property, not simply rights. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Grand Rapids, MI
Neither support or oppose. Those doing the work should be held liable for damages, if any. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Bethesda, MD
Yes. However, sustainable energy sources need to be researched, so we don't have to drill, which is the real problem. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Tulsa, OK
No, fracking has great potential to negatively impact people who have no power to decide if or where it will be done. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Dublin, OH
No, fracking has far too many negative effects on the environment; namely groundwater supplies. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Fosterville, TN
Yes but more needs to be done for the people being affected by the process. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Portland, CT
Yes, but with extremely heavy fines to companies which pollute while doing so. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Cypress, TX