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Neko-mander
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WillClayton
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Should the US restrict fracking?

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WillClayton
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 1/23/2015 Category: Economics
Updated: 2 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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Neko-mander

Con

Fracking provides over a quarter of the natural gas used in the United States, and it also provides jobs and stimulates the economy. People say that fracking has environmental problems bu these issues are short term and the environment will recover. Using fracking also means we aren't dependent on foreign oil. Importing forein oil from the middle east directly funds terrorists, and takes jobs awy from Americans. Using fracking we can stimulate the economy and keep down the rising cost of gas.
WillClayton

Pro

Thank you for the debate.

Restricting fracking is not the same as banning it. We could reasonably restrict fracking without eliminating it as a source. Fracking is bad for the environment. (1) There are also health risks. (2)

Due to the negative effect on the environment as well as the health risks it is reasonable to “Restrict” Fracking.

(1) http://en.wikipedia.org...
(2) http://en.wikipedia.org...

Debate Round No. 1
Neko-mander

Con

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WillClayton

Pro

All points extended!

Debate Round No. 2
Neko-mander

Con

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WillClayton

Pro

Extended.

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