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EPA's Study of Hydraulic Fracturing and Its Potential Impact on Drinking Water Resources

Analysis of Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid Data from the FracFocus Chemical Disclosure Registry 1 (PDF)

Burden et al. EPA Report. March 2015

Summary

The Analysis of Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid Data from the FracFocus Chemical Disclosure Registry 1.0 summarizes chemical and water use data from more than 38,000 oil and gas production wells hydraulically fractured between January 1, 2011, and February 28, 2013, and looks at how chemical and water use vary in different locations across the country.

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