Engineering science, ethics, socio-economic, and environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing, The
There are various perceptions and controversies about the process of hydraulic fracturing. Whether from a political, environmental, or ethical standpoint, the stakeholders of “fracking” have established various viewpoints that have hindered the decision on whether to fully allow or ban this energy extraction process. Our country relies heavily on fossil fuel energy resources, while shifting to cleaner energy has become an ideal objective. There has been a push to expand our renewable energy sector, but the supply risk of extractive critical materials and their importance in green technology ...
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