Fracking en NE Texas has comparatively few disposal wells <p>Hydraulic fracturing is booming in Texas, and with the practice comes an increase in the use of disposal wells. But Northeast Texas has few disposal wells compared to some parts of the state.</p><p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 20:00:04 +0000 Mark Haslett 41420 at NE Texas has comparatively few disposal wells Science And The Fracking Boom: Missing Answers A technique called hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has kicked off an energy boom in the United States. Fracking lets drillers unlock vast reservoirs of natural gas that were previously inaccessible. Over the past decade, about 200,000 gas wells have been drilled across the country.<p>And whether in Colorado, Texas or Pennsylvania, people living on the front step of the natural gas boom have the same questions: What kinds of pollutants are entering our water and air, and are those pollutants making us sick? Mon, 14 May 2012 14:23:00 +0000 editor 21034 at