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Natural Gas Extraction Causes Methane Contamination of Drinking Water and May Cause Earthquakes

July 18, 2011 • Climate Change & Mitigation, Water, Daily Email Recap

Thanks to Leon Kolankiewicz for an article (“Methane contamination of drinking water accompanying gas-well drilling and hydraulic fracturing”) that provides systematic evidence for methane contamination of drinking water associated with shale gas extraction.  To download the paper, link to https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=explorer&chrome=true&srcid=0B5F-idWfw7TeYmJlNWYyMjUtOWU1Ni00NzE3LTg5OTYtM2IwMmE3MjAwYmUz&hl=en_US


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