Pros And Cons Of Fracking In The United States

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This is Keirstan, I was wondering if we could put this in as an editorial. Fracking is something that everyone needs to be aware of. There are pros in fracking, but their are also several cons. Fracking is when an oil company 's leases your land, then they start to drill holes in the ground. In those holes they put 596+ chemicals, they do this to get to the natural gas out of the ground. Illinois is a major red zone, meaning we have a lot of natural gas in the ground. The oil companies are able to do this because, they were excused from the clean air act, the clean water act, and the safe drinking water act.

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