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Fracking: America's Energy Revolution--The Economics

28 minutes 59 seconds

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This program examines the increased use of hydraulic fracturing, and its impact on America's oil industry. The new sources of gas and oil found through fracking has spurred American job growth; however, all of this growth could potentially lead to environmental damage. Part of the "Fracking: America's Energy Revolution" series.

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Digital illustration of a cross section of land showing a wavy pattern of soil types with a black stripe labeled Niobrara 6,800 feet below the surface.
Fracking: America's Energy Revolution
Episode 1
28 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Map of the western U,S, with fracking icons in Southern California, central and eastern Colorado, and eastern Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas.
Fracking: America's Energy Revolution
Episode 2
28 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12