Pennsylvania: Fracking chemicals detected in drinking water, says report

Independent: Residents in parts of Pennsylvania are confronting the danger that chemicals associated with fracking have seeped into drinking water. A report published in an academic journal reported that an analysis of drinking water sampled from three homes in the state’s Bradford County, had found traces of chemicals commonly found in Marcellus Shale drilling fluids. Tests shows the water in one household contained tiny amounts of 2-Butoxyethanol or 2BE, a common drilling chemical. Reports say the chemical......

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