Field Conference on Impacts of Coalbed Methane Development in the Powder River Basin, Wyoming: Impacts and Issues of CBM Development

R.M. Flores, USGS

This resource is a section of a larger work from a field conference that was held on the impacts of coalbed methane development in the Powder River Basin, WY. Impacts and issues from coalbed methane development including dewatering the coal beds causing groundwater drawdown resulting from lowering of the water table, the effect of surface disposal of co-produced water and the effect of this additional water on watersheds, and the effect of the water composition on soils.

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Subject: Environmental Science:Energy:Fossil Fuels, Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Theme: Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science