Kansas Cashing in on Fracking


by H. Sterling Burnett

Source: Heartlander

Kansas is the focus of a new land rush taking place in middle America. This time, it is not homesteaders or yeoman farmers grasping for the rich soil; it’s energy producers eager to tap abundant oil and natural gas resources through hydraulic fracturing (also known as fracking) techniques. In the process, jobs are being created, new revenues are pouring in to government coffers, and citizens are becoming wealthier.

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