Fracking Found to Impact Surface Water Quality

News   May 04, 2017 | Original story from Duke University

 
Fracking Found to Impact Surface Water Quality

Accidental spill of fracking wastewater at a shale gas well site in West Virginia. Credit: Avner Vengosh, Duke U.

 
 
 

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