“Fracking,” as it’s called, is being heralded by natural gas developers as a way to cheaply deliver an abundance of energy. And it’s been one of the most extensively reported environmental issues of the past year. But is it the answer to our energy woes, or another danger to the environment? Are journalists doing a good job covering the issue?
Here are a few examples of recent stories about hydrofracking:
What do you think of these stories? What are the strongest and weakest elements? What other kinds of stories about hydrofracking would you like to see?