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Wetlander's Pick of the PostsConfirmed: California Aquifers Contaminated With Billions Of Gallons of Fracking Wastewater 

Desmog Blog – October 7, 2014
After California state regulators shut down 11 fracking wastewater injection wells last July over concerns that the wastewater might have contaminated aquifers used for drinking water and farm irrigation, the EPA ordered a report within 60 days. It was revealed yesterday that the California State Water Resources Board has sent a letter to the EPA confirming that at least nine of those sites were in fact dumping wastewater contaminated with fracking fluids and other pollutants into aquifers protected by state law and the federal Safe Drinking Water Act. For full blog post, click here.

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