07 Aug '11, 10pm

Fracking wastewater devours all life in West Virginia forest

concluded that fracking wastewater, left over from hydraulic fracturing natural gas mining, is deadly when dumped on forestlands . A quarter acre section of forest was covered with 75,000 gallons of wastewater over a two day application period. Two days after it was applied all the ground plants were dead. Within 10 days all the leaves on the trees started turning brown. After two years more than half of the trees on the plot were dead.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/energy/blogs/fracking-wa...

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