Fracking May Change Groundwater Composition

A new study has found that drinking water at hydraulic fracturing sites in northeastern Pennsylvania have increased levels of certain chemicals in groundwater. While the substances are not at dangerous levels, the findings suggest that underground disturbances from fracking could eventually result in water quality problems. The researchers, from Columbia…

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Fracking Linked to Increased Health Problems

PHILADELPHIA, PA – New research shows that hospitalizations for heart conditions, neurological illness, and other conditions are higher among people who live near hyrdralic fracturing sites. Researchers at University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University, examined the link between drilling well density and healthcare use from 2007 to 2011 in three…

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