gas industry tackles issues on ‘fracking’

gas industry tackles issues on ‘fracking’ by Yadullah Hussain, March 23, 2012, Financial Post
“However, migration of natural gas into drinking water supplies as a result of inadequate cementing/casing of gas wells, including modern shale gas wells, has been clearly established in multiple settings,”… Industry officials also argue that there are technological capabilities to overcome ecological issues — as long as every company gets on board…. To address the issue, CAPP launched fracking guidelines, which ‘obligate’ members to build sound well bore construction, seek fresh water alternatives, and disclose water usage and fracturing fluid contents…. “The principles are voluntary and compliance is measured on a reporting basis, but it is not reported to anybody,”

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