Review Revises Estimate of Methane Leaks from U.S. Fracking Fields

On September 16, 2013, Posted by , In BIO, tagged in ,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Review Revises Estimate of Methane Leaks from U.S. Fracking Fields

Lead to for Issue: Environmental controls developed to avoid leaks of methane from freshly drilled organic fuel wells are successful — but emissions from current wells in creation are considerably increased than beforehand believed. Impression: ThinkStock Environmental controls designed to prevent leaks of methane from freshly drilled organic gas wells…

Methane in Pennsylvania Groundwater May possibly Originate in Fracked Fuel Wells

On June 29, 2013, Posted by , In BIO, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Methane in Pennsylvania Groundwater May possibly Originate in Fracked Fuel Wells

Marcellus Fracking: Gas wells in north central Pennsylvania Image: Gerry Dincher Are organic fuel wells in northeastern Pennsylvania contaminating the groundwater provide? Some researchers believe so. Researchers at Duke University detected elevated amounts of methane, ethane and propane in groundwater samples near lively fracking internet sites. The scientists conclude that…