Duke University study finds fracking-related wastewater rapidly increasing
from Water & Waste Digest
A new study by researchers from Duke University found that the amount of water used for fracking in oil and gas wells increased up to 770 percent from 2011 to 2016. The study, published in the journal Science Advances, also found that the volume of wastewater that fracked oil and gas wells created during their first year of production increased by up to 1,440 percent during the same time period.
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