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Unconventional drilling for gas could contaminate Ukraine’s drinking water

Author: Fedor Zarkhin All articles by this author

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Jul. 19, 2012 22:40
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In this June 25 file photo, a crew works on a drilling rig at a well site for shale based natural gas in Zelienople, Pa.
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Ukraine’s government hopes drilling for unconventional gas will ease the nation’s dependence on increasingly expensive Russian gas, but the required drilling method has raised environmental concerns among scientists and politicians.

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