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SU professor publishes study challenging previous fracking, water contamination research
April 2015 • The Daily Orange

Beyond the Headlines: Can Waste Water Be Disposed of Safely?
February 2015 • Journal of Petroleum Technology

Beyond the Headlines: Earthquakes: Should We Be Worried?
September 2014 • Journal of Petroleum Technology

Beyond the Headlines: How Thirsty is Shale Gas?
July 2014 • Journal of Petroleum Technology

Department of Energy Study: Fracking Chemical Didn’t Taint Water
July 19 • Associated Press

A landmark federal study on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, shows
no evidence that chemicals from the natural gas drilling process
moved up to contaminate drinking water aquifers at a western
Pennsylvania drilling site.