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Environment

Deadly Seepage

Collide-a-ScapeBy Keith KloorFebruary 6, 2009 9:01 PM

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Every energy boom leaves its mark on the land--and, as we're starting to see out West with the recent gas boom, on people too. This toxic imprint is not going away anytime soon. In fact, I'd wager that we'll be hearing a lot more about hydraulic fracturing in the months and years ahead, particularly as the mysterious contents of those injection fluids now seeping out are finally revealed.

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