Quotes About Fracking

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Margaret Atwood
“Would I laugh?"
"Matter of fact, you would," says Zeb. "Heart like shale. What you need is a good fracking.”
Margaret Atwood, MaddAddam

J.J. Brown
“He remembers what the spiritual visionary, Wallace Black Elk, a Lakota said – man's scratching of the earth causes diseases like cancer. He meant the mining and drilling for coal, gas, oil, uranium. The scratching brings up the things deep in the earth that should have stayed down there.”
J.J. Brown, Brindle 24

Russell Gold
“Take the time to get it right. There'll be gas tomorrow night”
Russell Gold, The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World

Russell Gold
“Fracking ensures that the age of oil-and it's princely hydrocarbon cousin, the natural gas molecule-will not end because we have run out of fossil fuels. But it may end because burning these wonderful fuels puts the planet farther down a path we don't want to head down”
Russell Gold

Russell Gold
“Fracking is different. The risks of any single well are tiny compared to a nuclear power plant. But several hundred wells? Several thousand?”
Russell Gold, The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World

Russell Gold
“I don't fear fracking. I fear carbon”
Russell Gold, The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World

“By the time the frackers are done in the other states our water will be worth more than oil.”
Farid Khavari

“Fracking exemplifies the technological wager, by which I mean a gamble or even a faith that we can transform the world in the pursuit of narrowly defined goals and successfully manage the broader unintended consequences that result. In many ways, we are gambling on present innovations. I think that if we are to live with high technology we cannot avoid this wager. The question is whether we can establish conditions to make it a fair and reasonable bet. In the case of fracking, I will argue, these conditions are largely not in place (3).”
Adam Briggle, A Field Philosopher's Guide to Fracking: How One Texas Town Stood Up to Big Oil and Gas

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