Independent assessment indicates sources of domestic water well pollution during Riverton forum.
Industry’s fracking problem
All the fuss about fracking centers on two things; the proliferation of oil and gas drilling in and around our drinking water aquifers, and the ability to figure out whether those activities taint the water. People who discover potentially toxic chemicals in their water want to know if they’re coming from oil and gas activities.
EPA Finds Compound Used in Fracking in Wyoming Aquifer
Reprinted with permission from ProPublica. Not for republication by Wyoming media. As the country awaits results from a nationwide safety study on the natural gas drilling process of fracking, a separate government investigation into contamination in a place where residents have long complained that drilling fouled their water has turned up alarming levels of underground […]