How can we plug the fracking genie?

SO THE fracking deed is done, and Mineral Resources Minister, Susan Shabangu says the moratorium on exploration for shale gas in the Karoo can go ahead. She also said that this exploration would not involve any actual hydraulic fracturing, a statement that has been pooh poohed by no less an authority than Cornell University’s Prof Anthony Ingraffea, one of the world’s leading experts on (and opponents of) fracking.

In an interview with our environment writer, Melanie Gosling, Ingraffea – who was named one of Time magazine’s “50 People Who Matter” last year – said that to say there would be no fracking during exploration was “disingenuous”.   read more

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