North Texas Groundwater Conservation District
Conserving and Managing Groundwater in Cooke, Collin and Denton Counties

Fracking Info

What is fracking?
Hydrauling fracturing ("fracking") utilizes the injection of pressurized fluids into the shale beneath the soil. This fractures the shale, creating channels for natural gas or oil to be extracted from.

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Articles

Keystone Cushing-Gulf leg gets final Corps OK
Tulsa World

Will (a lack of) Water Threaten US Energy Production?
Scientific American (blog)

University of Texas to review report on fracking impacts
Bloomberg
Fracking Company Paid Texas Professor Behind Water Contamination Study
StateImpact Texas
Drought Helps Fracking Foes Build Momentum for Recycling

Bloomberg
Frackers Fund University Research That Proves Their Case

Businessweek
Drought forcing drillers to reduce use of groundwater

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