September 20, 2011By Br. Dave AndrewsSojourners
Illness among people and livestock.
Tainted drinking water.
Explosions and fires.
These are some of the discovered effects of hydraulic fracking – a growing, and increasingly controversial, method of harnessing natural gas for energy production.
Yet as more policymakers explore the so-called benefits of fracking, vocal opposition to the process is gaining momentum, led, in part, by voices within faith communities.