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Study Shows Effects of Fracking on Drinking Water Sources

Stanford scientists have found that a small Wyoming town's underground drinking water sources have been impacted by fracking.

Vantage Energy on June 1, 2015 resumed hydraulic operations on a pad site on the western outskirts of Denton. It was the first company to frack within city limits after the Texas Legislature overturned the Denton’s ban on the process.

Stanford scientists have found that a small Wyoming town's underground drinking water sources have been impacted by fracking. The study, which was published in Environmental Science & Technology, has implications for widespread common practices, such as dumping of drilling and production fluids, in the fracking industry. (Water Online)

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