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New Study: Fluids From Marcellus Shale Likely Seeping Into PA Drinking Water

Filed in E-Library, Studies by on February 17, 2014
New Study: Fluids From Marcellus Shale Likely Seeping Into PA Drinking Water

New research has concluded that salty, mineral-rich fluids deep beneath Pennsylvania’s natural gas fields are likely seeping upward thousands of feet into drinking water supplies.

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Bombshell Study: High Methane Emissions Measured Over Gas Field “May Offset Climate Benefits of Natural Gas”

Filed in E-Library, Studies by on February 17, 2014
Bombshell Study: High Methane Emissions Measured Over Gas Field “May Offset Climate Benefits of Natural Gas”

A major 2011 study by Tom Wigley of the Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) concluded that unless leakage rates for new methane can be kept below 2%, substituting gas for coal is not an effective means for reducing the magnitude of future climate change.

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