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Environmental-Study: An evaluation of water quality in private drinking water wells near natural gas extraction sites in the Barnett Shale Formation

12. August 2013 Leave a comment

Natural gas has become a leading source of alternative energy with the advent of techniques to economically extract gas reserves from deep shale formations. Here, we present an assessment of private well water quality in aquifers overlying the Barnett Shale formation of North Texas. We evaluated samples from 100 private drinking water wells using analytical chemistry techniques. [more…]

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pro publica: New Study Finds High Levels of Arsenic in Groundwater Near Fracking Sites

12. August 2013 Leave a comment

A recently published study by researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington found elevated levels of arsenic and other heavy metals in groundwater near natural gas fracking sites in Texas’ Barnett Shale. [mehr…]

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Fracking: Video :- My Water’s On Fire Tonight (The Fracking Song)

10. June 2011 Leave a comment
Categories: Fracking, Music