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In First, Scientific Study Links 'Fracking' to Flammable Water

May 12th, 2011 | by Michael Ricciardi

A team of Duke University scientists, analyzing shallow groundwater sources in a region of Northeastern Pennsylvania and upstate New York, has found that levels of flammable methane (CH4) contamination increased when those water supplies were nearest natural gas wells. The study/analysis is the first to find physical evidence of the connection

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