Brine Contamination to Plains and Potholes Environments from Energy Development in the Williston Basin
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STEPPE in the News:
The Bakken Magezine, 09/03/14: USGS continues research on water in the Williston Basin
USGS Science Feature, 06/04/14: Understanding the Relation between Energy and the Environment using Integrated Science
AAPG Explorer, June 2014: Saline Water in Bakken: Where Did it Come From?
Billings Gazette, 04/25/14: Study maps large, salty groundwater plume
Missoula Independent, 04/17/14: Still spreading - Poplar residents find time doesn't heal all wounds
LA Times, 01/08/14: Wetland contamination can be predicted in oil boom states, study finds
Energy Wire, 11/22/13: Bakken Shale - As oil production sts in, pollution starts to migrate