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Study Says Water Use in Fracking on the Rise

The amount of water used in the U.S. for hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, increased by 28 times in the last 14 years, a new report from the U.S. Geological Survey found.

Vantage Energy on June 1, 2015 resumed hydraulic operations on a pad site on the western outskirts of Denton. It was the fir…

The amount of water used in the U.S. for hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, increased by 28 times in the last 14 years, a new report from the U.S. Geological Survey found. The amounts varied by area, with more water being used in large formations such as the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas. You can review the report here. (Public News Service)

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