By Hoang-Nam Vu, Staff Writer for Save The Water™ | November 19, 2016 A recent study identified Ferric hexacyanoferrate, or Prussian blue, as a possible solution to brine spills caused by fracking. Fracking as an energy source The global need for energy sources is clear. However, there has been much disagreement over the energy sources […]
Concerns about fracking and the introduction of biosolids such as sewer sludge used for fertilizer on farms in nearby communities convinced the town of Wales last year to conduct a groundwater study.
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers say that levels of radon in Pennsylvania homes – where 42 percent of readings surpass what the U.S. government considers safe – have been on the rise since 2004, around the time that the fracking industry began drilling natural gas wells in the state.
As New York City’s precipitation rates continue to rise, the health risks posed by the city’s inadequate sewage infrastructure are becoming more and more evident.
Report on “Fracking Frenzy: How is the fracking industry threatening the planet?” details the impacts of developing shale reserves in new regions of the world unprotected by political power to ward off bad policies that favor fossil fuel extraction companies over communities.
According to the Observer newspaper, the UK government will fund hundreds of test boreholes. The boreholes will be drilled by the British Geological Survey with sensors placed to detect any water or air pollution and monitor seismic activity that could have been caused by fracking, with the results set to be made publicly accessible.
A group of Amherst residents opposed to treated wastewater from hydraulic fracturing operations protested outside the town’s municipal building on Friday.
A new study finds contamination of drinking water in parts of Texas from the extraction of shale gas, but the primary cause is not what some people had feared.
A breaking investigation by Energy Wire appears to connect the dots between shadowy lobbying efforts by shale gas fracking company Range Resources, and the EPA’s decision to shut down its high-profile lawsuit against Range for allegedly contaminating groundwater in Weatherford, Texas.