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New Penn State Site Explains Fracking Process

Penn State Public Broadcasting has launched a new site, called

There’s a new Marcellus Shale site on the block, and it’s worth checking out.

The folks at Penn State Public Broadcasting have built an interactive website called The page answers basic questions about hydraulic fracturing, and who regulates it.

Want to know the difference between perforation and fracturing, and production? You can scroll through the graphic of a well pad to learn all the steps involved in extracting gas, and what exactly is going on deep underground.


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