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Small Town Called ‘Canary in the Mine’ for Fracking’s Impact on Groundwater

Hydraulic fracturing and other oil and gas operations contaminated the groundwater in Pavillion, Wyoming, according to a new study by Stanford University scientists. The findings raise concerns about possible water pollution in other heavily fracked and geologically similar communities in the U.S. West. Pavillion has long been a flashpoint in the national debate over the […]