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There is a fracking process where they fill the borehole with a mixture of LP gas and oxygen, then ignite it. The explosion fractures the rock.
Originally posted by randomname
what happens when one of these frackers accidentally ignites a natural gas reservoir.
i think some of these earthquakes we hear about are the illiterate hill billy frackers igniting the natural gas and causing deep underground explosions that are felt 100 miles away.
edit on 3-12-2011 by randomname because: (no reason given)
Mark Ruffalo, actor and founder of Water Defense, and Gasland Director Josh Fox will join elected officials and advocates in delivering clean drinking water from New York State to the eleven Dimock families no longer receiving clean water supplies from the corporation who took their clean water away.
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