Exploring Coverage For Fracking-Related Losses

Law360, New York (February 14, 2012, 1:51 PM EST) -- The natural gas extraction and production technique known as hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is a hot-button issue in today’s political landscape and in the media. Estimates suggest that more than a quarter of the United States’ natural gas supply is derived from shale bed fracking.

As evidenced by President Barack Obama’s recent State of the Union address, many view fracking as an economic catalyst that may create jobs domestically and help reduce the country’s reliance on foreign energy supplies.

While this extraction and production technique has been...
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