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2016 Postmortem

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Sat Jun 25, 2016, 03:17 PM Jun 2016

Fracking. Are you for it or against it? [View all]

This too is part of the Democratic Platform.

Since this is a Democratic site, I'm curious to see where the voters on this site stand on fracking.

69 votes, 0 passes | Time left: Unlimited
Against it
64 (93%)
For it
1 (1%)
Other - this is a yes or no question, but willing to hear from the maybes.
4 (6%)
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Against. Also against coal mining (but not expecting it to end immediately) Alex4Martinez Jun 2016 #1
Most is for Export--Scheduled to be shipped off-shore via 10 LNG terminals on both coasts. TheBlackAdder Jun 2016 #15
Source ? This is fascinating if true. JonLeibowitz Jun 2016 #29
Links... One of the reasons why the Panama Canal was widened, not just for superships, for US Export TheBlackAdder Jun 2016 #30
Dang! Another Panama Canal article. This one ties US exports to the increased production from shale. TheBlackAdder Jun 2016 #31
Other. JaneyVee Jun 2016 #2
with the kind of govt direction of a WWII type energy transformation advocated by Bernie ... cloudythescribbler Jun 2016 #3
What do you think "rapid" means? Adrahil Jun 2016 #7
that 20 years has been too slow -- we need a RAPID WWII type transformation cloudythescribbler Jun 2016 #10
"A few years". That's not technically possible. Adrahil Jun 2016 #12
how much can be accomplished in 'a few years' is indeed a technical question ... cloudythescribbler Jun 2016 #21
Yep, pretty much where I am. stevenleser Jun 2016 #33
Against - Exemptions for hydraulic fracturing under United States federal law PufPuf23 Jun 2016 #4
these exemptions (like those of Price/Anderson for nuclear) are obscene cloudythescribbler Jun 2016 #11
Those that support it are afraid to admit it. nm rhett o rick Jun 2016 #5
189 views and 28 votes. Yep, I believe you are correct. jillan Jun 2016 #8
I voted "For it" MohRokTah Jun 2016 #6
Simplistic poll for a simple answer. Just getting a feel. jillan Jun 2016 #9
The problem is that fracking cannot be regulated to the degree that PufPuf23 Jun 2016 #13
But of course. rhett o rick Jun 2016 #19
Earthquakes pottedplant Jun 2016 #27
What should a President do if the GOP agreed to fund alternative energy if fracking could continue? randome Jun 2016 #14
ummmm....how would we procreate? Evergreen Emerald Jun 2016 #16
Ideally I am against it. Realistically, I recognize it's unavoidable. KittyWampus Jun 2016 #17
+1. Unfortunately, such reasoned answers aren't acceptable nowadays. Question to me --Is natural gas Hoyt Jun 2016 #32
It's insane Red Mountain Jun 2016 #18
Kind of indifferent TheFarseer Jun 2016 #20
This isn't a yes or no question. BlueCheese Jun 2016 #22
Against. But understand why it's being used. joshcryer Jun 2016 #23
I am other, against it until Congress gets off their ass and passes the REGULATIONS for fracking. Sunlei Jun 2016 #24
Fracking sounds like a good way to contaminate ground water with--- John Poet Jun 2016 #25
It is the only thing keeping this area out of a full blown depression since we doc03 Jun 2016 #26
It's a bad question - and not realistic... Sancho Jun 2016 #28
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