Impacts of Oil and Gas Production on Contaminant Levels in Sediments

  title={Impacts of Oil and Gas Production on Contaminant Levels in Sediments},
  author={Hossein D. Atoufi and David J. Lampert},
  journal={Current Pollution Reports},
  pages={43 - 53}
Recent technological progresses have unlocked tremendous shale energy resources, leading to increased production of oil and gas and a variety of new environmental pollution issues in the United States. One such example is management of produced waters, which are often disposed of via deep well injection. Produced water injection has been linked to induced seismicity. Thus, there are strong incentives for alternative management strategies that come with new, uncertain environmental risks. This… 
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