What if fracking water could be drinking water?

12/19/2011 | FastCoExist

Scientists in New York won a federal grant for their work in nanotechnology to separate hydrocarbons from water, a technique that could be applied to cleaning fracking water for human consumption. "This can be used as the final remediation step in produced water cleanup. It can turn produced water from wastewater to drinkable water while treating onsite," said Perena Gouma of the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

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