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Study: Methane in Pennsylvania Water Unrelated to Fracking

Methane found in drinking water in northeastern Pennsylvania is unrelated to nearby fracking wells, a new study found after analyzing more than 11,300 water samples from the region.

These findings run contrary to previously found associations between the practice of unconventional oil and gas drilling, known as hydraulic fracturing or fracking, and contaminated drinking water, one of the most controversial aspects of environmental health today.

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