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Water Fracking

Water Pollution From Drilling Confirmed In At Least Four States

AP | KEVIN BEGOS | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

PITTSBURGH (AP) — In at least four states that have nurtured the nation's energy boom, hundreds of complaints have been made about well-water contam...

Fracking Without Freshwater Solves Massive Problem

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

By Anna Driver and Terry Wade MERTZON, Texas, Nov 21 (Reuters) - At a dusty Texas oilfield, Apache Corp has eliminated...

Frackers Start Recycling As Water Supplies Fall Short

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

MIDLAND, Texas (AP) — In a story Nov. 11 about water recycling in fracking operations, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Pure Stream is...

Fracking's Threat To U.S. Water Resources

Posted 05.09.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's John Platt: The natural gas extraction technique known as fracking uses so much water that it could threaten groundwat...

Natural Gas' Methane Leaks Damage Its Credibility

Swara Salih | Posted 03.25.2013 | Green
Swara Salih

Just as the natural gas industry must mitigate the poisonous effect hydrofracking has on our aquifers, it must also ensure accidental methane emissions are kept to a minimum. Only then could it serve to help steer our society away from coal and petroleum based energies.