Fracking Creates Water Scarcity Issues in Michigan

EcoWatch: Concerns about the impact to local groundwater by massive water use--on a scale never before seen in Michigan fracking operations--are coming to a head, as the plan for Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. to use 8.4 million gallons of water to fracture a single well has been stymied by a lack of water on site. Instead, the company is trucking water--nearly 1 million gallons of it in just one week--from the City of Kalkaska’s water system to meet its needs. This one fracking operation today is using more......

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