Fracking: a luxury that may not last
FAULKNER COUNTY, Ar.— In one year, fracking directly funneled more than 175 million dollars into the economies of six central Arkansas counties when the price of natural gas hit its height. The controversial method used to release oil and natural gas from shale formations is beginning to move into southern Illinois. There are two things everyone involved in this industry has to deal with: supply and demand. That eventually dictates how much money the industry can pump into a local economy.