pit rule http://kunm.org en New Mexico’s “Fracking” Legacy http://kunm.org/post/new-mexico-s-fracking-legacy <p>As the natural gas boom has spread to the eastern United States, the term &ldquo;fracking&rdquo; has become common in news reports coming out of Pennsylvania and New York. &nbsp;But fracking has been a part of New Mexico&rsquo;s history for decades.</p><p>After all, fracking is not a new technology. Halliburton pioneered hydraulic fracturing, as it&rsquo;s officially known, in the 1940s. And it has been used around New Mexico for decades.</p> Wed, 11 Jul 2012 22:55:38 +0000 Laura Paskus 15450 at http://kunm.org New Mexico’s “Fracking” Legacy