USGS research on fracking

The U.S. Geological Survey, in a research paper published in late December, reports new criteria for predicting where the disposal of salty waste water from hydraulic fracturing is most likely to contaminate wetlands. Read a Los Angeles Times article about the research. Check out a USGS web site devoted to research on fracking. The site … Read more USGS research on fracking

Science on fracking is complicated and takes time

The Freshwater Society blog publishes a digest of important regional, national and international articles and research on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to read the articles in their entirety where they originally were published. Check out a thoughtful Philadelphia Daily News editorial on the widely varying media coverage … Read more Science on fracking is complicated and takes time