Colorado Fracking Study Blames Faulty Wells for Water Contamination

Faulty construction, rather than the fracking process, is found to have caused the methane leaks in one Colorado area. By Neela Banerjee Methane contamination of Colorado water wells from nearby fossil fuel development is likely due to faulty oil and gas well construction rather than hydraulic fracturing, according to a new study of aquifer contamination in the state. See Also: Fracking Has Contaminated Drinking Water, EPA Now Concludes Judge’s Ruling to Halt Fracking Regs Could Pose a Broader Threat to Federal Oversight Colorado Court Strikes Down Local Fracking Restrictions read more


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