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The geothermal version of fracking?

Check it out: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-10-06/california-s-underground-hot-rocks-probed-for-energy-of-100-nuclear-plants.html Not only could I see issues with bringing possibly radioactive water back to the surface, but here are some other issues they mention in the article: Blowouts and Earthquakes While a handful of small EGS plants … Continue reading

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scientists battle it out over whether fracking is contaminating groundwater

EDIT: For an excellent primer on shale gas, fracking and both pros & cons, check this out: http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v477/n7364/full/477271a.html I wanted to point this out not only because the subject matter is appropriate for this blog, but an example of how … Continue reading

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