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Pa. AG investigating wastewater case from landfill that accepts fracking waste

This article originally appeared on StateImpact. The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office is investigating the disposal of contaminated water from a landfill that accepts fracking waste to a sewage …

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Lawmakers say partial fracking ban is better than nothing. Environmentalists disagree.

Both bills have loopholes that would allow use of another type of drilling technique called matrix acidizing, a process that involves injecting an acid solution at a pressure low enough to not be …

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AG Investigating Wastewater Case from Landfill that Accepts Fracking Waste

The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office is investigating the disposal of contaminated water from a landfill that accepts fracking waste to a sewage treatment plant in Fayette County. …

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Clearing toxins from water, including fracking wastewater

In solving a scientific mystery, researchers also discovered a new avenue for clearing toxins from water, including wastewater produced by hydraulic fracturing. In solving a scientific mystery, …

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Pa. Justices Won’t Weigh Fracking Wastewater’s Toxicity

Law360 (May 21, 2019, 6:59 PM EDT) — The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania will not review a lower court’s ruling that the briny wastewater produced by hydraulically fracturing oil and gas wells is not …

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Injunction to stop fracking waste from getting into Monongahela River

A Fayette County judge signed a joint request by the district attorneys for Fayette and Washington County to stop leachate from getting to the Monogahela River.According to District Attorneys Richard …

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Why fracking has divided the UK

… an anti-fracking protest at the main gates of a fracking operation outside Blackpool, northwest England. Image Credit: Mick O’Reilly/Gulf News On the surface, Blackpool is like most other …

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Fracking can cause earthquakes a long way from its site

Once this waste water has served its purpose, it can be reused for fracking injections at another site. By design, the breaking of rock that inevitably accompanies both waste water disposal and …

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With Legislature’s Failure to Act, DeSantis Must Keep His Word and Ban Fracking

Governor DeSantis should direct the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to begin the rule-making process to ban all forms of fracking in the state, including hydraulic fracturing, …

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‘Fracking will help reduce pollution’

It may be hard to imagine, but fracking in the UK will help reduce our carbon footprint … The gas fields have to be drilled in the Arabian (Persian ) Gulf, therefore platforms are erected, the gas …

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