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Thursday, May 16, 2013

Study: Gas 'fracking' in Arkansas not affecting groundwater

Study: Gas 'fracking' in Arkansas not affecting groundwater
Durham, N.C. (UPI) May 15, 2013 - Shale gas production in Arkansas has not contaminated groundwater, a study by Duke University and the U.S. Geological Survey indicates. The scientists analyzed 127 shallow drinking water wells in areas overlying Fayetteville Shale gas production in north-central Arkansas for major and trace elements and hydrocarbons, using isotopic tracers to identify the sources of possible contaminant ... morehttp://www.energy-daily.com/reports/Study_Gas_fracking_in_Arkansas_not_affecting_groundwater_999.html

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