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Arkansas Gas Companies Violate Water Rules

by Kenneth E. DuBose on September 8, 2011

Operators in Arkansas are going to have to pick up the pace in terms of compliance. Announcements like this one don’t bode well for the industry.

Gas companies were in violation of water quality rules more than half the time officials conducted inspections at sites in the Fayetteville Shale, according to a report released Tuesday by the Arkansas Public Policy Panel.

The report reflects inspections from 2006 to 2010 obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, the panel said in a news release.

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