New testing of treated wastewater from fracking shows that it contains high levels of radioactive radium, along with chloride and bromide.
"The South Platte River, which you just mentioned, goes all the way out to Nebraska and goes all the way out and filters into the Ogallala Aquifer which serves much of the middle of the country.”
Income from oil and gas production doesn’t always trickle down to landowners, as companies find ways to minimize the share they pay in royalties.
Fracking boom sucks away precious water from beneath the ground, leaving cattle dead, farms bone-dry and people thirsty.
Range Resources paid approximately $750,000 to Stephanie and Christopher Hallowich of Mt. Pleasant Township for their 10-acre home after a Marcellus Shale wells and compressor station set up shop next door, and the couple became frightened of potential impacts on their children's health.
New research has concluded that salty, mineral-rich fluids deep beneath Pennsylvania's natural gas fields are likely seeping upward thousands of feet into drinking water supplies...
The Hidden Risks of Pumping Waste Underground...