September 2012

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  • Resolving Hydraulic Fracturing Uncertainties

    American prospects to displace coal and petroleum fuels have been boosted by natural gas from hydraulic fracturing. This “fracking boom” began when “slickwater “ fracturing made extracting gas from shale feasible in 1999. By 2005 thousands of fracking operations provoked vehement protests. Wikipedia’s page on hydraulic fracturing plus its talk page evidence fragmented and contentious […]

  • What’s Wrong with U.S. Education?

    We need to question our basic educational needs. Both the quality and quantity of U.S. education are constantly under fire. District school superintendents are under pressure to do more with less funding, especially in urban areas. Lost in the clamor is that all industrial countries have steadily ramped up both their expectations and achievements in […]