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Here's Where Joe Biden and Kamala Harris Stand on Fracking

Democratic presidential hopeful US Senator from California Kamala Harris (R) looks on as Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the second round of the second Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season hosted by CNN at the Fox Theatre in Detroit, Michigan on July 31, 2019. (Photo by Jim WATSON / AFP) (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images)

The process of fracking is as complicated as it is controversial. Recently, fracking has become a high-profile issue in the presidential election, as President Donald Trump falsely claimed that presidential candidate Joe Biden, if elected, would ban fracking. Here's an explainer on how fracking works and how Biden plans to approach it.

What Is Fracking?

Fracking is the more common name for the process of hydraulic fracturing, which from shale rock.

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