Pennsylvania

Energy. Environment. Economy.

“Mixed Results in Study of Water, Fracking”

The Associated Press takes a look at the most recent study on how natural gas production impacts private water wells.


PITTSBURGH – New research in Pennsylvania demonstrates that it’s hard to nail down how often natural gas drilling is contaminating drinking water. One study found high levels of methane in some water wells within a half-mile of gas wells, while another found some serious methane pollution occurring naturally far away from drilling.

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