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From the Casper Star-Tribune:
The head of the Environmental Protection Agency says high levels of methane, benzene and chemicals found in two Wyoming water-monitoring wells are “of concern” and said hydraulic fracturing may be responsible.
Read more here.
Other posts you might want to see:
EPA’s Presentation to the Pavillion Community Nov. 2011
EPA’s November 2011 Report on Pavillion Water Contamination
Hydraulic fracturing: what we’d like to achieve
UW hydraulic fracturing forum benefited from public involvement
NYT: Fracking has contaminated drinking water
NPR: Worries over water as fracking becomes pervasive
Fracking linked to water contamination
Fracking not as safe as industry claims
‘I asked them for the data and they wouldn’t share it’