Save the water News Postings Drinking water contamination news. Californias unregulated fracking problem Fracking causes rumbles in California
Save the Water™ Questions and Answers: Can fracking in the USA be cleaned up? [Kevin Bullis/Technology Review]
Fracking, aka hydraulic fracturing, a process for freeing natural gas locked in shale deposits, has caused a boom in natural-gas production in the United States. But some experts worry that the practice results in contaminated drinking water and the release of methane, prompting some localities to limit shale-gas production.
Save the Water™ Questions and Answers: Can frack toxins migrate to aquifers?Study shows more immediate drilling danger. Predicts frack toxins can migrate to aquifers within years
A new study has raised fresh concerns about the safety of gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale, concluding that fracking chemicals injected into the ground could migrate toward drinking water supplies far more quickly than experts have previously predicted, the investigative news site, ProPublica.com reports.
Fracking water contamination : Natural gas fracking fizzles in Michigan – EPA Fracking Directory – [Detroit News – Jim Lynch]
FRACKING: NATURAL GAS FRACKING FIZZLES IN MICHIGAN And EPA FRACKING DIRECTORY [Detroit News By Jim Lynch & EPA]
Water contamination news: Fracking – The other side of the fracking issue – Whats fracking all about? Fracking defined – Part 2.
Consistent with the Energy Policy Act of 2005, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a final rule in 2006 that exempts stormwater discharges of sediment from construction activities at oil and gas exploration and production operations from the requirement to obtain a ….
Washington, D.C. – infoZine – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released draft underground injection control (UIC) program permitting guidance for class II wells that use diesel fuels during hydraulic fracturing activities. EPA developed the draft guidance to clarify how companies can comply with a law passed by Congress in 2005, which exempted hydraulic
Water contamination news: Fracking – Study has raised concerns about the safety of gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale.
A new study has raised fresh concerns about the safety of gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale, concluding that fracking chemicals injected into the ground could migrate toward drinking water supplies far more quickly than experts have previously predicted
Water contamination news: – Archives EPA study says hydraulic fracturing likely contaminated drinking water In Wyoming town.
Industry experts have often said that most fracturing occurs a mile or more below the surface, while groundwater is close to the surface, and that there is no way that fracking water or gas could migrate to drinking water from those depths.