5 Reasons To Stop Fracking
Facts gathered by the Department of Energy (DOE), the Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management. Researched by the National Petroleum Council and other agencies.
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) notes that because shale development is relatively
new in some areas, “the long-term effects – after operators are to have restored portions of
the land to pre-development conditions – have not been evaluated. Without these data, the
cumulative effects of shale oil and gas development on habitat and wildlife are largely unknown.”