12 Jul '11, 12pm

Green: Fracking Water Killed Trees, Study Finds

A study that argues for more research into the safe disposal of chemical-laced wastewater resulting from natural gas drilling found that a patch of national forest in West Virginia suffered quick and serious loss of vegetation after it was sprayed with hydraulic fracturing fluids. The study, by researchers from the United States Forest Service, was published this month in the Journal of Environmental Quality. It said that two years after liquids were legally spread on a section of the Fernow Experimental Forest, within the Monongahela National Forest, more than half of the trees in the affected area were dead. The researchers said that the disposal section was less than half an acre in size “to minimize the area of forest potentially affected by the fluid application.” About 75,000 gallons were applied over two days in June 2008. Several states allow disposal of drilling f...

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Green: Fracking Water Killed Trees, Study Finds

green.blogs.nytimes.com 12 Jul '11, 3pm

A study that argues for more research into the safe disposal of chemical-laced wastewater resulting from natural gas drill...

Fracking Water Killed Trees, Study Finds

green.blogs.nytimes.com 12 Jul '11, 12pm

A study that argues for more research into the safe disposal of chemical-laced wastewater resulting from natural gas drill...

Fracking Water Killed Trees, Study Finds

green.blogs.nytimes.com 12 Jul '11, 12pm

A study that argues for more research into the safe disposal of chemical-laced wastewater resulting from natural gas drill...

Green: Fracking Water Killed Trees, Study Finds

green.blogs.nytimes.com 12 Jul '11, 12pm

A study that argues for more research into the safe disposal of chemical-laced wastewater resulting from natural gas drill...

@ewgtoxics on #fracking killing trees:

@ewgtoxics on #fracking killing trees:

enviroblog.org 13 Jul '11, 4pm

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Surprise! #Fracking fluid kills trees:

grist.org 12 Jul '11, 7pm

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Low levels of Bisphenol A (BPA) found even in s...

e360.yale.edu 12 Jul '11, 3pm

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Trillions of Insects Killed by Cars Every Year,...

treehugger.com 11 Jul '11, 4am

With the help of volunteer squished-insect-counters submitting data to a web site devoted to the dead bug census, SplashTe...

Trillions of Insects Killed by Cars Every Year,...

treehugger.com 11 Jul '11, 4am

With the help of volunteer squished-insect-counters submitting data to a web site devoted to the dead bug census, SplashTe...

We already knew this! - Fracking Wastewater Poisonous To Plants & Trees: US Forest Service:

We already knew this! - Fracking Wastewater Poi...

treehugger.com 07 Jul '11, 2pm

The study by Mary Beth Adams, published in the Journal of Environmental Quality, found that the injection of about 75,000 ...

Find Your State on the National Register of Big...

treehugger.com 09 Jul '11, 3pm

General Sherman in California's Sequoia National Park is still No. 1 on the Big Tree list. Photo by Rafał Próchniak /CC. S...

Find Your State on the National Register of Big...

treehugger.com 09 Jul '11, 3pm

General Sherman in California's Sequoia National Park is still No. 1 on the Big Tree list. Photo by Rafał Próchniak /CC. S...

Green: Fish Ingesting Plastic Waste, Study Finds

green.blogs.nytimes.com 08 Jul '11, 2pm

More than 250 million tons of plastic is produced around the world each year. About seven million tons of it ends up in th...

Fracking Demands Effective Safeguards for All

switchboard.nrdc.org 11 Jul '11, 3pm

The national debate is widening over the use of hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," to tap natural gas from shale, with N...

Fish Ingesting Plastic Waste, Study Finds

green.blogs.nytimes.com 08 Jul '11, 2pm

More than 250 million tons of plastic is produced around the world each year. About seven million tons of it ends up in th...