The Facts

Have you heard conflicting information about hydraulic fracturing? Here are some common questions, followed by the facts.

Does hydraulic fracturing contaminate groundwater?
Can water be affected by well integrity failure?
How much water is used?
Is drilling destroying our local habitats?
Does hydraulic fracturing cause earthquakes?
If something goes wrong, who will pay to fix it?
How do New Brunswick rules compare to the rest of Canada?
Does New Brunswick have an active natural gas industry?
How much natural gas is there in New Brunswick?
Will my tap water really light on fire?
Is hydraulic fracturing bad for the climate?
Does hydraulic fracturing pose a risk to my health?
Won’t oil and gas development lead to a 'Boomtown Effect' that damages our communities?