UT Study Debunks another Flaming Water Scene from Gasland

By Matt Mandel Methane found in North Texas water wells is from natural sources and not from hydraulic fracturing, according to a recent peer reviewed study from researchers at the University of Texas at Austin. The study contradicts an infamous scene in Gasland Part II, when a local landowner presented a “flaming hose,” which the audience was led to believe was a result of fracking.
Researchers analyzed water well samples in 12 counties across Texas’ Barnett Shale, but notably focused on Parker County and Hood County, an area that has been at the center of controversy regarding fracking for several years. Environmental activists have

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