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A hydraulic fracturing site is viewed on June 19, 2012 in South Montrose, Pa. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Study: Fracking Didn’t Contaminate Drinking Water Wells In Arkansas

Hydraulic fracturing for natural gas hasn’t contaminated drinking water wells in Arkansas, according to a new study, but researchers said the geology there may be more of a natural barrier to pollution than in other areas where shale gas drilling takes place.

05/17/2013