- Research and explain the importance of an environmental issue (fracking, hazardous waste disposal, oil pipeline leaks, deforestation, etc.) faced by business and society. - Additionally, describe at least two strategic approaches organizations are using to respond to the issue.
Fracking Student: Professor: Course title: Date: Introduction Commonly referred to as fracking, hydraulic fracturing is a process that is used to obtain natural gas from rocks underground. The process involves use of a fluid which is put under immense pressure and directed to the rocks underground. Due to the massive pressure in the fluid, the rocks break off releasing natural gas. Fracking is a common practice in many parts of the world. Yet, concerns have been continually raised on the impact of this procedure on the environment (Obbo, 2013) There are some jurisdictions where this process has since been banned in a bid to conserve the environment. Due to the environmental and legal concerns raised, hydraulic fracturing remains a contentious issue. This discussion has focused on some of the legal and...