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What are the drawbacks and why has the use of Underground injection wells declined in the 90's?

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Injection wells were a convenient way to dispose of industrial waste in the past, as it is essentially buried in the ground. However, scientific advances in environmental science in the 1960s raised concern about this method of ...

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The drawbacks of using underground injection wells are determined.