On the Immorality of Fracking

September 20, 2011
By Br. Dave Andrews

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.