Thursday, February 12, 2015

High levels of benzene found in fracking waste water

From:  LA Times

by Julie Cart 

Oil pumps and drilling equipment in an oil field in Kern County, where the majority of California's oil and gas production is centered. A year's worth of data from tests on water coming out of hundreds of fracked wells found high concentrations of benzene, a human carcinogen. (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)

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