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Wed Aug 7, 2013, 11:51 AM

Study shows Fracking contaminates 82% of nearby Drinking Water [View all]

Why isn't this bigger news?

...a new study from Duke University and a group of German biogeochemists proves that a staggering 82% of homes near fracking sites have drinking water contaminated with exponentially elevated levels of methane gas and other deadly biproducts of the controversial drilling procedure.

...The report was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences to little or no press coverage and was originally submitted for publication and peer review back in December 2012. In their effort, scientists from Duke University and Germany’s prestigious Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry traveled throughout what they termed, ‘the Appalachian Plateaus physiographic province of northeastern Pennsylvania’.

The shocking results

Contrary to assurances by government officials and energy company spokespeople that America’s drinking water is never tainted or contaminated as a result of drilling for natural gas using the controversial method known as fracking, the scientists in this particular study found the exact opposite to be true.


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