Though the same themes of balancing economic benefits with environmental harms occurs in Canada as in the U.S., the Canadian western areas’ enthusiastic embrace of large scale fracking provides onlookers with a vision of what could happen if there was less regulation from governments. Eastern regions have tackled the resource more cautiously. Although there is a moratorium in Quebec, British Columbia has generally welcomed the industry with series of incentives.
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