Russia Today (RT) takes a look at the growth of fracking in the U.S. and Pennsylvania and potential impacts on its nuclear facilities, in particular the planned gas well near the Shippingport, Beaver County nuclear plant.
Environmental authorities approved plans to construct a shale gas well near the Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station in Shippingport earlier this month. State rules require any such well to be more than 500 feet from the edge of plant territory, though data indicates that there are no fracking wells that close to nuclear power stations anywhere in the US.
Original source: Russia Today
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