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Domestic natural gas: From boom to overkill

USA Today: Natural gas was first a boon for domestic energy producers and then an albatross. Hydraulic fracturing, or 'fracking', a process that cracks rock deep underground to release oil and natural gas, made production possible in many previously untapped shale fields, sparking a land grab that began a decade ago. During President Obama's tenure in the White House, soaring production of natural gas from horizontal drilling and fracking has pushed supplies to record highs for many years. The boom in domestic...