Near a Fracking Center, Drinking Water Has More Chemicals and Carcinogens

In contrast to the recent EPA report finding little evidence that hydraulic fracturing is contaminating drinking water wells, a new study published in Environmental Science and Technology has found that drinking water wells in Texas counties that are home to intensive fracking operations contain elevated levels of more than two dozen metals and chemicals, some of which are carcinogens.

Neela Banerjee, InsideClimate News Jun 19, 2015

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