Drilling Down: One Tainted Water Well, and Concern There May Be More

Drilling Down: One Tainted Water Well, and Concern There May Be More

Seattle : WA : USA | Aug 03, 2011 at 10:27 AM PDT
Source: The New York Times
Views: Pending
Tillerson, the chief executive of ExxonMobil, has said that there are no reported cases of a freshwater aquifer having ever been contaminated from hydraulic fracturing. The claim is based in part on a simple fact: fracking, in which water and toxic chemicals are injected at high pressure into the ground... FULL ARTICLE AT The New York Times
  • Clear
  • Share:
  • Share
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Credibility
  • Wait... Flag

News Stories

  • Leading article: Still deeper

      The independent
    Cuadrilla Resources has suspended its search for shale gas in the rocks beneath Blackpool after a series of local earthquakes...The ecological impact of hydraulic fracturing which involves shooting jets of water to fracture shale rock and dislodge...
  • EPA in 1987 found fracking fouled well water in W.Va

      Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
    Environmental Protection Agency finding, which the agency has ignored for years, concluded that hydraulic fracturing of a deep natural gas well in Jackson County, W.Va., contaminated groundwater and private wells. Although the gas drilling industry...

More From Allvoices

Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.

© Allvoices, Inc. 2008-2014. All rights reserved. Powered by PulsePoint.