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Groundwater information to support shale gas development The challenge Exploitation of shale gas in the UK could have economic benefits, but before granting a permit the relevan…
Exploitation of shale gas in the UK could have economic benefits, but before granting a permit the relevant regulatory authorities (e.g. the Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales etc) needs to be satisfied that the activity will not cause pollution … http://www.wskep.net/index.php/waterr2b/sectors/energy/shale-gas-development/


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How can we tell if shale gas exploitation will increase methane in groundwater? The challenge Evidence from the USA has shown high methane concentrations in some aquifers where …
Evidence from the USA has shown high methane concentrations in some aquifers where shales are being commercially exploited for gas, raising the concern that hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is responsible. However, high-methane groundwater can also occur … http://www.wskep.net/index.php/waterr2b/sectors/energy/shale-gas-methane/


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