Fracking buffer zone needed to protect aquifers

Regulators should specify a 600-metre buffer zone to prevent drinking water contamination, says new research

A fracking test well operated by Cuadrilla Resources near Blackpool was circumstantially linked to two minor earthquakes last year (photo: Cuadrilla)
A fracking test well operated by Cuadrilla Resources near Blackpool was circumstantially linked to two minor earthquakes last year (photo: Cuadrilla)

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