Hydraulic Fracturing

Researchers and regulators testified at a hearing on the safety of hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking,” methods used to extract oil and… read more

Researchers and regulators testified at a hearing on the safety of hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking,” methods used to extract oil and natural gas. “Fracking” is the process of injecting water, sand, and chemicals into rock deposits deep underground to release natural gas. Topics included the benefits of hydraulic fracturing, as well as potential environmental hazards such as tainted water supplies, earthquakes, and methane leaks. close

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Program ID:
325552-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 23, 2015 | 9:01am EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Sep 02, 2015 | 2:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Apr 24, 2015 | 12:30am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 24, 2015 | 2:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 25, 2015 | 3:25am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 27, 2015 | 3:40am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 27, 2015 | 4:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 27, 2015 | 9:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 28, 2015 | 3:41am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 02, 2015 | 2:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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