13 Jul '11, 4pm

@ewgtoxics on #fracking killing trees:

@ewgtoxics on #fracking killing trees:

« On Conservation: Even your water can be reused | Main U.S. Forest Service: Fracking Killed Trees July 13, 2011 By Justine Chow, Natural Resources Summer Researche r Chemical-laden wastewater generated by a natural gas hydraulic fracturing operation killed more than half a stand of trees in a field study at the Monongahela National Forest, according to a new report from the U.S. Forest Service . In a study of possible environmental impacts of gas drilling, published in this month's Journal of Environmental Quality , in June 2008, Forest Service researchers sprayed more than 80,000 gallons of fracking fluid on a half-acre area of hardwood trees in the Fernow Experimental Forest, a plot within the Monongahela Forest in West Virginia. They immediately observed "severe damage and mortality of ground vegetation" and, 10 days later, premature leaf drop. Two years after spraying...

Full article: http://www.enviroblog.org/2011/07/us-forest-service-frack...

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