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Fracking is the process of drilling down into the earth before a high-pressure water mixture is directed at the rock to release gas inside.
Water, sand and chemicals are injected into the rock at high pressure which allows the gas to flow out to the head of the well.
This can be a very controversial topic, especially in the Western United States where fracking is a major part of the economic growth of the states.
The public forms opinions both negative and positive regarding fracking in the state of Utah.
Studies have been done to discover the impacts, good or bad, fracking may have on our environment.
So, what are the public opinions on fracking in Utah, good or bad?
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Gale, Kelsey, "Residents' Opinions on Fracking in Utah" (2018). Fall Student Research Symposium 2018. 1.