Fracking Wells State Map

The following map shows fracking wells in each state from 2005 through mid-2013. Click a state to view the total number of wells. Please zoom out for Alaska and Hawaii.

Source: Environment America Research & Policy Center, "Fracking by the Numbers" report
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