WASHINGTON -- With Republicans gearing up to take control of the U.S. House of Representatives come January, hopes for federal regulation of hydraulic fracturing are beginning to dry up.
The practice -- more often known as fracing -- pumps millions of gallons of water, sand and chemicals into wells at a high pressure. The pressure causes the underground formation to fracture and natural gas to flow.
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