The Importance Of Fracking In The United States

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Fracking and Natural Gas
Fracking in the United States is a good idea because natural gas is widely used to fuel vehicles heat businesses and homes, and as energy for kitchen stoves and other appliances, natural gas; however, it is extremely flammable and has a tendency to be exceedingly destructive. Natural gas has been widely used all over many states, Texas, Louisiana, Wyoming, Oklahoma, and Colorado use natural gas and the percentage has increased by about 7.5% in 2011, the total of natural gas being used in the U.S. has increased by 65%. Many, if not most, of these states use natural gas for their vehicles, their heating and many kitchen appliances. Manufacturers offer factory built, natural gas trucks, vans, Public buses and school buses, there are
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Natural gas can be extremely dangerous when spilled or leaked. Natural gas is highly flammable and can catch fire easily, when a spark or flame is introduced to this gas it will cause a very dangerous fire explosion. Because natural gas is full of carbon it can cause Carbon Monoxide. Carbon Monoxide is very important, it causes headaches fuzzy vision, and fatigue. When inhaled it stops the oxygen that gets to the brain and can be life threatening. When natural gas builds up it causes explosions also. Many people use natural gas to heat their water, but there are many reports of the water being contaminated and making people sick and their animals sick due to natural gas water heaters exploding. If a water heater explodes it can contaminate many water supplies not just one, if in town the water will contaminate some if not all of the households and it could expand further out. Today fracking in the United States is very common and very helpful, fracking produces natural gas which is used to fuel vehicles, heat homes and businesses, and is also used to cook with, although natural gas has its perks it also is a tad bit dangerous if not consumed correctly.

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