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Did the USGS assess the potential danger to water supply wells from hydraulic fracturing?

The objective of the 2011 oil and gas resource assessment was to estimate the volume of undiscovered, technically recoverable oil and natural gas resources in the Marcellus shale of the Appalachian basin.  There was no other objective to this study.


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USGS Water-Quality Topics: Hydraulic Fracturing