Water:

Texas to Study Drilling Impact on West Texas Springs

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has embarked on an environmental study to monitor the effects of oil and gas drilling on the springs that feed a famous pool at Balmorhea State Park in West…

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Apache to Have Water Studied in Alpine High Area

Houston oil and gas company Apache Corp. has hired the nation’s preeminent cave research institute to study the aquifers around Balmorhea State Park, home to the famous San Solomon Springs. In September, Apache announced it…

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Oil Companies to Buy Treated Wastewater in Oklahoma

Two companies drilling for oil and natural gas in west central Oklahoma have found a source of water protected against drought and water rationing. “As long as we’re flushing the toilets, we can supply water…

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Water Management Continues to Preoccupy Permian Operators

In arid West Texas and southeastern New Mexico, located at the edge of the Chihuahuan Desert, water continues to become an important issue. Not the lack of water, but the abundance of water being produced…

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Study: Surface Spills, Not Fracking the Threat to Water

Fracking the Marcellus Shale did not pollute groundwater in northwestern West Virginia, but wastewater spills did contaminate surface water, according to a new study from Duke University. The report adds to an increasing body of…

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Judge Nixes $4M Award in PA Water Case, Orders New Trial

A federal judge on Friday struck down a jury’s award of more than $4 million to two Pennsylvania families who claimed their well water was contaminated by gas drilling, saying the award bore little or…

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