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Articles Tagged with ''marcellus shale''

Health company receives $1 million to study impact of Marcellus Shale drilling

February 26, 2013
The company plans to look at detailed health histories of hundreds of thousands of patients who live near gas wells and other natural gas production facilities in the area.
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Ohio steps up rules for safer disposal of Utica Shale drilling waste

February 13, 2013
Ohio is proposing stepping up the current regulations on handling waste with low levels of radiation from natural gas drilling in the Utica shale.
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Marcellus shale fracking threatens region’s wastewater systems, researchers find

January 22, 2013
Researchers at Duke and Kent State Universities have found that wastewater from Marcellus shale region hydraulic fracturing operations threatens to overwhelm the region’s wastewater disposal capacity.
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Town of Marcellus, N.Y., bans natural gas exploration, production

January 15, 2013
The town board voted unanimously on Monday to amend zoning codes to prevent all natural gas and petroleum exploration and production within town limits.
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High levels of ancient brines found in Marcellus flowback

December 20, 2012
Brine water that flows back from gas wells in the Marcellus Shale region after hydraulic fracturing is many times more salty than seawater, with high contents of various elements, including radium and barium.
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