Wyo. community blames fracking for wa...

Wyo. community blames fracking for water woes

There are 1 comment on the Myrtle Beach Online story from Sep 6, 2009, titled Wyo. community blames fracking for water woes. In it, Myrtle Beach Online reports that:

A glass of water drawn from John Fenton's underground well outside his rural log home built against a rocky ridge looks and tastes as clear and refreshing as any bottled water.

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#1 Sep 6, 2009
When you screw with the aquifers, you mess up the drinking water


Fracking involves injecting water, sand and chemicals under high pressure into the ground to force open channels in deep tight sand and rock formations so that oil and gas can be more easily recovered. Fracking has been used for decades, but improvements in the process and new drilling techniques have led to its use in unlocking heretofore large, unrecoverable natural gas reserves.

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