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La Evolución de la Fracturicación Hidráulica en el País y el Mundo

Oliver Milman, April 7, 2016 Two scientists have highlighted dangerous water contamination from a fracking operation in Wyoming, three years after the US Environmental Protection Agency decided to abandon its investigation into the matter. The report found there were dangerous levels of chemicals in the underground water supply used by the 230 residents of Pavillion, a small town in central Wyoming. Levels of benzine, a flammable liquid used in fuel, […]

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In early June the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released their report entitled “Assessment of the Potential Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing for Oil and Gas on Drinking Water Resources.” The report did not find evidence of widespread contamination of water supplies as a result of fracking. However it detailed instances of contamination and the many, many opportunities for disaster. Read the full report here:

By NICHOLAS ST. FLEUR May 4, 2015 An analysis of drinking water sampled from three homes in Bradford County, Pa., revealed traces of a compound commonly found in Marcellus Shale drilling fluids, according to a study published on Monday. The paper, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, addresses a longstanding question about potential risks to underground drinking water from the drilling technique known as hydraulic fracturing, […]

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