The gas and oil recovery techniques of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, and horizontal drilling are changing the American energy landscape. What are the potential effects of these technologies? The U-M College of Engineering has created a multimedia site and is cosponsoring a town hall with Michigan Radio on April 16 to explore the future of fracking in Michigan.

Professor Knute Nadelhoffer is interviewed in the video at 13:16 and 19:20. Watch the video and find out more.

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