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Warning Signs: Toxic Air Pollution Identified at Oil and Gas Sites

The recent U.S. oil and gas boom has transformed hundreds of communities across the country—from rural areas and small towns to suburbs and cities—into industrial production zones.  Oil and gas companies are using unconventional techniques such as hydraulic fracturing—known known as “fracking”—to extract deposits wherever they can be reached, even if those places are in the backyards of homes, near schools or places of worship, …

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Indications of Transformation Products from Hydraulic Fracturing Additives in Shale-Gas Wastewater

This study by a German-US research team investigated six Fayetteville Shale wastewater samples for organic composition. Its results highlight the possibility that unconventional natural gas development (UNGD) operations generate transformation products and underscore the value of disclosing additives injected into the subsurface. UNGD generates large volumes of wastewater, the detailed composition of which must be …

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Chemistry and Engineering of Shale Gas and Tight Oil Resource Development

Chemistry and Engineering of Shale Gas and Tight Oil Resource Development: A Workshop for the Chemical Sciences Roundtable: Workshop in Brief. Editors Author(s): Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology; Division on Earth and Life Studies; National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Date: 01.2016 Source/Publisher: Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2015. The National Academies …

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Assessment of the Acute and Chronic Health Hazards of Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids

E. V. Wattenberg et al., J Occup Environ Hyg. 12/9 (2015) Key findings: The constituents of hydraulic fracturing fluids (HFFs) present occupational health risks because workers may be directly exposed to them, and general public health risks because of potential air and water contamination. This article presents a practical and adaptable tool for the hazard …

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Air Toxics One-Year Report: Oil Companies Used Millions of Pounds of Air-Polluting Chemicals in Los Angeles Basin Neighborhoods

Author(s): Center for Biological Diversity Physicians for Social Responsibility Communities for a Better Environment Date: 06.2014 Source / Publisher: Center for Biological Diversity – Physicians for Social Responsibility Communities for a Better Environment Key findings: 44 toxic chemicals have been used in dozens of instances, often near homes, schools, and hospitals. In 15,000 instances, companies …

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Fracking by the numbers

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Author(s): Elizabeth Ridlington, Frontier Group, and John Rumpler, Environment America Research & Policy Center Date: 10.2013 Published by: Environment America Research & Policy Center Summary: “Over the past decade, the oil and gas industry has fused two technologies—hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling—in a highly polluting effort to unlock oil and gas in underground rock formations …

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L’exploration et l’exploitation des Huiles et Gaz de Schiste ou Hydrocarbures de Roche-Mère par Fracturation Hydraulique

Bilan Toxicologique & Chimique L’exploration et l’exploitation des Huiles et Gaz de Schiste ou Hydrocarbures de Roche-Mère par Fracturation Hydraulique Author(s): André Picot Date: 12.2012 A very comprehensive overview about hydraulic fracturing and shale gas/oil production from the chemists point of view in French language. Source / Publisher: Association Toxicologie-Chimie – Link –  

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