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The litany of unfounded criticism of the oil and gas industry by those with little knowledge of it continues unabated. Fracturing comes in for the largest portion of the criticism, and water use is high on the list of targets. That makes it doubly refreshing to receive an unbiased, academic assessment of fracturing and water use issues. I receive such an assessment from the Mosbacher Institute of The Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University. Part of the university’s “The Takeaway” series, the policy brief is authored by David LeClere. A copy can be downloaded at: http://bush.tamu.edu/mosbacher/takeaway/V57%20Takeaway%20Hydraulic%20Fracturing.pdf.

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