For those who thing Natural Gas is a "clean" burning transportation alternative to gasoline derived from oil or that using natural gas to create electricity is just OK for EV use give a listen or read this interview promoting the new film GASLAND The film's site has a short video you have to see!
Not so great for living things around it.Hydraulic fracturing is a process of injecting, at incredibly high pressure, a huge volume of water — they use between 2 and 7 million gallons of water per frack to fracture the rock formation.
This should give you an idea of what is going on:
"The gas industry is very powerful, and their power in Congress is well shown. They were exempted from the Safe Drinking Water Act by the 2005 Energy bill. The Safe Drinking Water Act monitors underground injection of toxin. They were also exempted in previous years from the Clean Air Act, the Superfund Law. ... It's an unregulated industry."