Tao Wen

Earth Sciences

Syracuse University

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Environmental Issues Related to Brine Disposal from Oil and Gas Development in Pennsylvania part of Data and Model Driven Hydrology Education:Units
One environmental concern regarding shale gas development is disposal of the salt water that is produced with the gas. Each well may return 5-10% of the injected fracturing fluids initially before the well is put ...

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Bromide in the Allegheny River System part of Data and Model Driven Hydrology Education:Steps
Before April 2011, it was acceptable to discharge Marcellus brines into rivers. Therefore, brines were discharged to some PA rivers through publicly operated treatment works (POTW) and industrial waste plants ...