Benzene Contamination And Other Water Problems. People living on the Wind River Indian Reservation in central Wyoming have been warned not to drink their well water after it was found to be contaminated with benzene and other toxins. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is now trying to determine if nearby gas … [Read more...] about Fracking Implicated in Water Problems at Wyoming’s Wind River Indian Reservation?
Barnett Shale Water Problems Linked To Fracking. Two more water contamination incidents in Texas may be related to hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in the Barnett Shale, according to a report from the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC). Both incidents occurred in Wise County, and one involves benzene, a known … [Read more...] about Barnett Shale Water Problems Suspected to Be Linked to Fracking