Study: fracking fouls surface water
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THE NEWS: An extensive, wide-ranging statistical study published in the journal Science provides the first evidence that oil and gas fracking—the combination of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing—can affect surface water.
THE CONTEXT: Hydraulic fracturing is the practice of injecting large volumes of water, chemicals, and sand at very high pre…
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