Cozzarelli IM1, Skalak KJ2, Kent DB3, Engle MA4, Benthem A2, Mumford AC2, Haase K2, Farag A5, Harper D5, Nagel SC6, Iwanowicz LR7, Orem WH4, Akob DM2, Jaeschke JB2, Galloway J8, Kohler M3, Stoliker DL3, Jolly GD2.
Sci Total Environ. 2017 Feb 1;579:1781-1793. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.11.157. Epub 2016 Dec 8.Wastewaters from oil and gas development pose largely unknown risks to environmental resources. In January 2015, 11.4ML (million liters) of wastewater (300g/L TDS) from oil production in the Williston Basin was reported to have leaked from a pipeline, spilling into Blacktail Creek, North Dakota. Geochemical and biological samples were collected in February and June 2015 to identify geochemical signatures of spilled wastewaters as well as biological responses along a 44-km river reach. Read More