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New study looks into potential water contamination due to fracking

A new peer reviewed study from Duke University is showing that salty fluids naturally found below Pennsylvania's shale gas fields is seepings upwards into residents' drinking water. But the findings stop short of saying that hydraulic fracturing caused this saltiness in the water.

To find out more, Quebec AM's Senai Iman contacted the author of the study Dr. Avner Vengosh in Dunham North Carolina. He is a professor of Geochemistry and Water Quality at Duke University.

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