How safe is the water you drink? Although wells for drinking water and wells for oil and gas production are known to exist in the same geographic regions, their proximity to one another across the United States was uncertain. In a new study, California researchers have determined what percentage of domestic groundwater wells might be next door to active hydraulic fracturing. In a state like Texas, where the Permian Basin is undergoing a fracking boom, the data is eye opening.READ MORE ►
In harm's way
Study: How close is too close for hydraulic fracturing?