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EPA: Pavillion, Wyoming natural gas site tests consistent with earlier data

by on October 11, 2012 4:26 am BST
EPA: Pavillion, Wyoming natural gas site tests consistent with earlier dataBY TENNILLE TRACYWASHINGTON -- New tests of water surrounding natural gas drilling sites near Pavillion, Wyoming, have turned up results that are "generally consistent" with earlier finds showing a link between contamination and hydraulic fracturing, the EPA said.The EPA's announcement

New claims that fracking soiled Dimock water

by on October 3, 2012 8:56 pm BST
The data, collected by the US Environmental Protection Agency, are significant because the isotopic signature of the gas falls into a range Cabot Oil & Gas had identified as that of the Marcellus Shale, which it tapped through fracking.“The EPA data falls squarely in the Marcellus space” established by

USGS reports findings from Pavillion frac study

by on September 27, 2012 6:01 pm BST
USGS retested water samples in Pavillion after questions were raised over the original draft report released in December last year, which linked contaminated drinking water in the town to hydraulic fracturing operations by Canadian gas giant Encana.Wyoming officials including Governor Matt Mead depicted the Environmental Protection Agency report as

Range wins appeal in Texas lawsuit

by on August 24, 2012 8:59 pm BST
The landowners, Steven and Shyla Lipsky, sued Range in June 2011 in state court after the US Environmental Protection Agency issued an administrative order saying the gas driller was responsible for contaminating their water with dangerous levels of methane and benzene, which can cause cancer. Range counter-sued, alleging in court