This is temporary while we work on it. The links on the fracking page that relate to ‘problems’ will be moved here leaving technical data on the fracking links.
No, not that kind!
- EPA: 2 Parker County homes at risk of explosion after gas from ‘fracked’ well contaminates aquifer
Natural gas from drilling that used the controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing has contaminated a drinking-water aquifer in Parker County, putting two homes at risk of explosion and triggering a federal emergency order, the EPA said Tuesday.
- Fracked in Arkansas
Let it be known that Loren Hitchcock is the new director of the Arkansas Fish and Game. This is the individual that takes care of the bird and fish death investigations. He is wrapped up with Chesapeake Energy. Check this out: In a previous position, Hitchcock led negotiations in which the agency reached a contract with Chesapeake Energy Corp. for natural gas rights on commission land. The deal brought $32 million to the agency, with royalties to follow. The natural gas agreement was the focus of a lawsuit that claimed the proceeds should have gone to state general revenue, not to Game and Fish coffers. The suit was dismissed but is under appeal.
This page also has pics of wells etc.
- Fracked: Barnett Shale drilling chemicals found in blood and organs
Bob and Lisa were told by their doctor to move out of their home withing 48 hours because it was too dangerous for them to stay after they were diagnosed with drilling chemicals in their blood and organs.
- ‘Fracking’ Mobilizes Uranium in Marcellus Shale, UB Research Finds
But University at Buffalo researchers have now found that that process — called hydraulic fracturing or “fracking”– also causes uranium that is naturally trapped inside Marcellus shale to be released, raising additional environmental concerns.
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