29 Jun '11, 12am

Report Shows Natural Gas Fracking Creates More Methane in Underground Water

Report Shows Natural Gas Fracking Creates More Methane in Underground Water

scientists writing for Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) report that while directional drilling and hydraulic-fracturing technologies are dramatically increasing natural-gas extraction, the aquifers overlying the Marcellus and Utica shale formations of northeastern Pennsylvania and upstate New York show systematic evidence of methane contamination of drinking water associated with shale-gas extraction.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/06/28/report-shows-natural-...

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