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Snake Oil

How Fracking's False Promise of Plenty Imperils Our Future

Snake Oil( )
Author: Heinberg, Richard
ISBN:978-0-9767510-9-0
Publication Date:Jun 2014
Publisher:Post Carbon Institute
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $12.95
Book Description:

The rapid spread of hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") has temporarily boosted US natural gasand oil production . . . and sparked a massive environmental backlash in communities acrossthe country. The fossil-fuel industry is trying to sell fracking as the biggest energydevelopment of the century, with slick promises of American energy independence andbenefits to local economies. Snake Oil casts a critical eye on the oil-industry hype that hashijacked America's energy...
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Pages:162
Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / Civil / Soil & Rock
Technology & Engineering / Petroleum
Business & Economics / Industries / Energy
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.01 x 8.96 x 0.32 Inches
Book Weight:0.5 Pounds

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