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Half of fracking wells in water-stressed areas

According to a new report by green investment group Ceres, hydraulic fracturing is fueling demand for water that many areas in the United States are unable to meet, since they are already water-stressed.
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Global water treatment chemicals market to reach $30.6 billion in 2017

The global water treatment chemicals market will be influenced by increasing water quality standards in manufacturing, as well as other industrial uses.
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Scientists debate link between Oklahoma earthquakes, fracking wastewater

Research on the effect of injecting fracking wastewater on seismic activity in the state of Oklahoma has divided the U.S. scientific community.
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Study dispels myth about disproportionate wastewater production from fracking wells

Natural gas wells where hydraulic fracturing is used generate less wastewater per unit of gas recovered compared to conventional wells.
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Oklahoma considers rule changes for wastewater disposal wells

Under proposals being considered by the Oklahoma Corporation Commission, operators of wastewater disposal wells could find themselves obliged to supply local regulators with more information.
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Kentucky oil well operators plead guilty to illegal wastewater discharges

Persistent violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act have resulted in a two-year probation sentence for Kentucky oil well operators Charles L. Stinson and Ralph Dowell.
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Radioactivity in fracking water reduced with new method

The method mixes fracking wastewater with acid drainage from mining operations or with salty water to create easily removable solids.
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Chilean mines may be required to use desalinated water

Chilean members of parliament are proposing a bill that would require mining companies to use desalinated water in mining processes, in a bid to reduce fresh water consumption while meeting the industry's growing water needs.
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Fracking-related water contamination confirmed in several states

At least three states -- Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia -- have confirmed water pollution in response to complaints related to hydraulic fracturing operations.
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Pennsylvania treatment plant extracts oil, salts from fracking wastewater

A new technology will allow the facility to further process the brine produced after treating the oil and gas production water and separate the metals within it.
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