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Oil and Gas Pollution

In areas where oil and gas development is prevalent, air, water and soil resources can become contaminated with oil and gas wastes and byproducts. Read about the primary pathways for contamination.

Citizens commonly report that drilling and production activities contaminate water wells, surface waters and soils surrounding well sites; and that air emissions from drilling sites, well heads, compressor stations, pipelines and other oil and gas field infrastructure contribute to air quality concerns.

Water Pollution

Air Pollution

Soil Pollution


For more information:

OGAP Fact Sheets

Tagged with: water contamination, fracking, air pollution

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