A new ProPublica article:
Beyond Fracking: Experts Challenge Safety of Exploratory Wells, Vertical Drilling
Below is a snippet that jumped out at me and is something we need to keep in mind with all drilling.
Wells drilled 7,000 to 8,000 feet to reach the Marcellus formation create pathways through which naturally-occurring contaminants can potentially migrate into ground and surface water
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Sharon Wilson is considered a leading citizen expert on the impacts of shale oil and gas extraction. She is the go-to person whether it’s top EPA officials from D.C., national and international news networks, or residents facing the shock of eminent domain and the devastating environmental effects of natural gas development in their backyards.
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