© 2021 WOSU Public Media
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
News

Is Fracking A Good Thing For Ohio And Its Economy?

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking is a method for extracting oil and natural gas using high pressure fluid to create fractures in the stone surrounding a wellbore. Some say it contributes to water quality issues, but others say fracking is a more efficient and cleaner way to extract petroleum from the earth. Today's Question: Is the natural gas drilling method hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, a good thing for Ohio and its economy?