Drilling & Fracturing
Does hydraulic fracturing contaminate water wells?
Three different studies concerning drilling/hydraulic fracturing and the possible connection to water well contamination were released last month. The studies were conducted by the Department of Energy; Researchers from Ohio State University, Duke University and the University of Rochester; and the University of Texas at Arlington.
According to the Times Record News of Wichita Falls, who reported on the findings, all three studies determined hydraulic fracturing is not responsible for water well contamination.
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