There’s yet another disturbing fracking story worth reading — this one from the good people at Pro Publica :
“A recently published study by researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington found elevated levels of arsenic and other heavy metals in groundwater near natural gas fracking sites in Texas’ Barnett Shale.
While the findings are far from conclusive, the study provides further evidence tying fracking to arsenic contamination. An internal Environmental Protection Agency PowerPoint presentation recently obtained by the Los Angeles Times  warned that wells near Dimock, Pa., showed elevated levels of arsenic  in the groundwater. The EPA also found arsenic  in groundwater near fracking sites in Pavillion, Wyo., in 2009 — a study the agency later abandoned .”