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Water Not Everywhere, Nor Where It's Most Wanted for Fracking, Study Finds

Development of the world's shale plays will require millions of gallons of water for hydraulic fracturing (fracking). In many instances, reserves are in areas with "stressed" water supplies, according to the World Resources Institute (WRI). But in the United States -- the country that pioneered shale development -- the energy industry is also pioneering water reuse and recycling. Read More