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3.8.5 Environmental Results Anticipated

  1. Drilling activities undertaken without causing significant adverse effects on water and soil quality, aquatic flora and fauna, and other water users.
  2. Drilling and well construction undertaken such that uncontrolled leakage of ground water and geothermal fluid to the surface or between ground water bodies is avoided.
  3. Well head completion effective in the prevention of preferential entry of contaminants from the surface.
  4. No blow-outs in geothermal wells.

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