NJIT Newsroom tagged with "fracking" Updates about what's happening on and around the NJIT campus. http://www.njit.edu/news en-us 2014 New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu/uicomponents/images/sub_logo.gif New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu 60 MEDIA ADVISORY: Fracking on Trial at NJIT: Everything You Always Wanted to Know http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-135.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-135.phpTue, 09 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 WHAT:  Fracking, short for hydraulic fracturing, injects fluid underground at high pressure to fracture rock formations in order to extract previously inaccessible oil and gas.  Opponents point to groundwater contamination, risks to air quality, and migration of toxic chemicals to the surface.  Is this technology vital for tapping much-needed energy or one that's environmentally destructive?  That's the question a panel of experts will explore at an upcoming NJIT Technology and Society Forum.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, technology and society forum, civil and environmental engineering, michel boufadel, fracking, daniel soeder


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Fracking: Challenges and Opportunities http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-118.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-118.phpMon, 25 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0400 A technology vital for tapping much-needed energy or one that's environmentally destructive?  That's the question a panel of experts will explore at the Technology and Society Forum session on fracking April 10, 2013 from 3 – 4:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom.  The NJIT Technology and Society Forum is free and open to the public.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, albert dorman honors college, technology and society forum, civil and environmental engineering, sigma xi, jay kappraff, michel boufadel, fracking


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