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Ulm quoted in Technology Review article on fracking

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Fracking site in Pennsylvania For his article in Technology Review, “Can Fracking Be Cleaned Up?” reporter Kevin Bullis asked Professor Franz-Josef Ulm how the quality of cement used in natural gas wells might affect aquifer contamination due to fracking. “Whenever there was a gas leakage, it came out because the cement was not well done … When it comes to cementing, the solutions are out there. The question is whether they are being applied,” Ulm says.