How Trump’s EPA Is Moving to Undo Fracking Wastewater Protections

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May 182018
 

Back in 2008, residents of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and surrounding areas received a notice in the mail advising them to drink bottled water instead of tap water — a move that Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) internal memos at the time described as …

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Stamford reps vote to ban fracking waste

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May 122018
 

STAMFORD — Around Connecticut, towns are raising a chorus: If the state won’t ban fracking waste, we will. Now Stamford has added its voice. The Board of Representatives this week passed an ordinance that prohibits storage, disposal or processing of …

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Greenwich Conservation Advocates Support Fracking Waste Ban

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May 102018
 

From Greenwich Conservation Advocates: The RTM Subcommittee assigned to review a proposed Fracking Waste Ban held a public hearing in the Cone Room at Town Hall on May 1, 2018 at 7pm. Members of the public and RTM members provided feedback and …

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Is fracking linked to Oklahoma earthquakes?

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May 082018
 

Defenders of fracking insist that it’s not so much the fracking that’s to blame as it is the wastewater disposal activities that come afterward. “Wastewater disposal wells typically operate for longer durations and inject much more fluid than …

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Is there proof that fracking for oil and natural gas can by itself cause earthquakes?

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May 062018
 

Defenders of fracking insist that it’s not so much the fracking that’s to blame as it is the wastewater disposal activities that come afterwards. “Wastewater disposal wells typically operate for longer durations and inject much more fluid than …

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Should we ban fracking? SLO County voters will likely be asked to decide in November

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May 062018
 

(Fracking is the process of injecting water and chemicals under high pressure into oil-bearing deposits deep underground to crack the rock and release oil and natural gas. Acidizing involves pumping acid into a well to dissolve the rock and create channels …

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Fracking Fluids US Market Segment and Trend with Foresight 2022

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May 042018
 

Though the Gulf Coast/Southwest region used REDACTED of the fracking fluid in the U.S. in 2017, by 2022 usage of fracking fluids in the region is expected to fall to REDACTED of the total usage at CAGR of REDACTED from 2017 to 2022. The Gulf Coast …

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Fracking chemicals may harm developing immune system

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May 032018
 

About 200 chemicals have been measured in waste water and surface or ground water in fracking-dense regions and several studies have reported higher rates of diseases, like acute lymphocytic leukemia and asthma attacks, among residents in these areas.

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Study links fracking chemicals to immune imbalance

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May 012018
 

About 200 chemicals have been measured in waste water and surface or ground water in fracking-dense regions and several studies have reported higher rates of diseases, like acute lymphocytic leukemia and asthma attacks, among residents in these areas.

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