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Researcher studies well water near Barnett Shale sites

UPI, The Dallas Morning News, the Wise County Messenger, the San Antonio Express-News and many other media outlets reported that scientists at The University of Texas at Arlington, led by associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry Kevin Schug, recently published a new study of water wells near the Barnett Shale that finds elevated levels of pollution around natural gas extraction sites. The study examined 100 water wells in or near the Barnett Shale and focused on the presence of metals such as barium, arsenic, selenium and strontium.

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