What people call “fracking” is a new combination of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling. It wasn’t until after 2005 that the explosion of fracking got started.
Ontario has shale deposits, and industry players will be looking to using fracking here to extract natural gas. Our water, land, and air would be poisoned in the process.
There would be many impacts –
- A fact sheet from the Council of Canadians
- A fact sheet from the Ecology Action Centre
- A backgrounder on this Stop Fracking Ontario web site