Violations of Water Quality Standards from Gas Production in Arkansas

A new analysis of state inspection records from natural gas drilling and production sites in the Fayetteville Shale contains several startling revelations: The industry is responsible for widespread violations of Arkansas clean water standards; Companies are not following their own standards and best management practices in most cases; The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality is doing little to enforce these violations or ensure corrective actions are taken to protect water supplies.

Arkansas Public Policy Panel, Sept. 2011

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