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NY Times, May 17, 2012 Featuring: Chip Groat

Hydraulic fracturing of shale formations to extract natural gas has no direct connection to reports of groundwater contamination, based on evidence reviewed in a study released Thursday by the Energy Institute at The University of Texas at Austin.

Preliminary findings from a study on the use of hydraulic fracturing in shale gas development suggest no direct link to reports of groundwater contamination, the project leader at The University of Texas at Austin’s Energy Institute said Wednesday. “From what we’ve seen so far, many of the problems appear to be related to other aspects of drilling…

National Public Radio, Sep. 25, 2011 Featuring: Charles Groat

National Public Radio, June 2, 2011 Featuring: Charles Groat

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