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The Amount of Toxic Wastewater Produced by Fracking is Unbelievable

This story was originally published by HuffPost. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Fracking companies used 770 percent more water per well in 2016 than in 2011 across all the …

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Fracking Water Use Skyrockets, Creating 1,440 Percent More Toxic Wastewater

Fracking companies used 770 percent more water per well in 2016 than in 2011 across all the United States’ major gas- and oil-producing regions, according to a new study. The number of new fracking we…

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Report: Truck spilled hundreds of gallons of fracking flowback fluid in Poudre Canyon

Check out this story on coloradoan.com: https://noconow.co/2nqdC9L A report filed Wednesday reveals new details about the fracking truck rollover that spilled hundreds of gallons of toxic waste in the …

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Poudre Canyon fracking truck spill: Questions remain about what spilled

Poudre Canyon fracking truck spill: Questions remain about what spilled Days after a fracking truck tipped over and spilled toxic waste steps from the Poudre River, confusion persists about the truck’ …

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Florida County Goes To Court Over “Acid Fracking” Near Everglades

“Florida County Goes To Court Over ‘Acid Fracking’ Near Everglades.” He reports: In southwest Florida, county officials are fighting the state over a new oil drilling process that’s known by many diff…

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Truck hauling fracking fluid overturns in Poudre Canyon

The Fort Collins Coloradoan reports that the Colorado State Patrol says the accident occurred about 11 p.m. Thursday on Colorado 14 and required a hazardous waste team to clean up the spilled fluid. I…

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What Happened When Fracking Came to Town

The shale cracks. The results: gas, fractured bedrock, depleted freshwater supplies and toxic waste. Now fortified with bacteria, heavy metals and additional toxins, the fracking fluid that returns to …

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Judge questions Delaware River Basin Commission’s ability to fight fracking

though they proposed allowing “related activities” such as using the region’s freshwater for fracking and disposing of fracked wastewater at treatment facilities within the basin. A vote on the draft …

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Fracking or food: A water-heavy way to extract shale could threaten crop growth in parts of India

Beside its water demand, fracking produces enormous volumes of wastewater, which are either injected back into the ground or processed by wastewater treatment plants. “The key water related risks asso…

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CSG waste trail: Where has all the contaminated fracking filth gone?

Recent significant reductions in regulatory oversight of fracking operations have raised serious questions over Australia’s food and water security, writes Johanna Evans. WHAT HAPPENS to the enormous …

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