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Study: Leaky wells, not fracking, taint water

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A new study says that the drilling procedure called fracking didn't cause much-publicized cases of tainted water, blaming contamination on leaky natural gas wells instead.
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Weathersfield Trustees discuss temporary shut down of injection wells Video included

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Weathersfield Trustees said they have their concerns over a recent earthquake that the state said may be linked to a local injection well. But, for now, they are taking a 'wait and see' approach. More>>

No timetable on investigation of Weatehrsfield injection well

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Last Friday, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources shutdown a Weathersfield injection well after determining a possible line to an earthquake. More>>

Anti-fracking billboards in Ohio coming down

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An Ohio man who uses a biblical reference and a statement against "poisoned waters" on billboards near two wells for disposal of gas-drilling wastewater says the messages are coming down.
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Fire brings evacuation around Shenango Township gas well

Residents were allowed to return to their homes Saturday morning after a gas well fire forced them to evacuate a neighborhood in Mercer County. More>>

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ODNR investigating quake centered at Weathersfield injection wells Video included

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After reviewing the data the United States Geological Survey has revised information on a Sunday afternoon earthquake in Trumbull county. More>>

Study to look at financial impact of gas boom

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For the first time researchers are looking at whether money from the Marcellus Shale natural gas boom helps Pennsylvania children and families.
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Hilcorp drops bid to force Pennsylvania property owners to allow drilling

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Hilcorp Energy Company has halted an effort to force unwilling Pennsylvania landowners into allowing gas and oil well drilling under their property. More>>

Report: Energy drilling ruined some PA water wells

For the first time, the Department of Environmental Protection has released details showing 248 cases of water wells ruined by drilling in Pennsylvania. More>>

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