WATER RESOURCE REFERENCES RELATED TO IMPACTS OF OIL & GAS DEVELOPMENT

 

Fracking Fluid Pond

(courtesy Downwinders at Risk)

The following links are a small sampling of news and research related to the water quality impacts of oil and gas development:

Delaware River Basin Commission ban on fracking near river:
CSU study on use of produced water on crops, possibly suppressing plant immune systems:
Environmental Defense Fund pieces, one from 2015, one from 2019, on issues related to recycling wastewater:
Consumer Reports:
Water Calculator: Use in drilling and effects of wastewater:

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