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Duke study: Fracking lowers home values by $30K


Fracking can significantly decrease home values, especially in areas that use well water, according to a new study from Duke University.

The study, which was done in Pennsylvania, found that home values decreased by an average of more than $30,000 for homes on well water within about a mile of shale drilling. Homes on piped water decreased by a smaller margin – about $4,800 on average, according to the study Read more.

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