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Index of Independent Science on Hydrofracking

Index of Independent Science on Hydrofracking

The Index of Independent Science on Hydrofracking, prepared for Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York in July of 2012. The comprehensive index contains studies that cover health impacts, water contamination, air pollution, climate impacts, and wells/radiation risks. View it here.

Frack or Fiction

Frack or Fiction

Newer research from the Pacific Institute, Hydraulic Fracturing and Water Resources: Separating the Frack from the Fiction, assesses existing research. The report is found here. The report Hydraulic Fracturing and Water Resources: Separating the Frack from the Fiction is a detailed assessment and synthesis of existing research on fracking as well as the results...

Rubin Report: MWCD Take Note

Rubin Report: MWCD Take Note

Hydrogeologist, Paul Rubin, warns of toxic water contamination near fracking sites. Rubin’s report focuses on Seneca Lake, Ohio’s second-largest freshwater lake, as an example of a Muskingum reservoir case study. He concludes that leasing for widespread gas and oil drilling is a “present worst-case scenario” because: • Gas and oil wells, some drilled more than...