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ENVIRONMENTAL THREAT

Fracking Chemicals Cited in Congressional Report

Stay Underground

by Nicholas Kusnetz
ProPublica

.(Abrahm Lustgarten/ProPublica)

report released Saturday confirmed details about what many already knew was happening: gas drillers have injected millions of gallons of fluids containing toxic or carcinogenic chemicals into the ground in recent years. (mais…)

Buried Secrets – Gas Drilling’s Environmental Threat

Two Companies Seek Trade Secret Status for Fracking

Fluids in Wyoming

by Marie C. Baca
ProPublica

.A drilling rig on the Pinedale Anticline with the Wyoming Range in the background. (Wendy Shattil/Bob Rozinksi – International League of Conservation Photographers/Flickr)

Two chemical manufacturers are seeking an exemption from new rules in Wyoming that require public disclosure of the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing [2], a controversial natural gas drilling process suspected of polluting groundwater. (mais…)