Veolia Secures Contract to Manage Radioactive Fracking Waste in West Virginia

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Oct 122017
 

French enviornmental services firm, Veolia has been selected by West Virginian firm Antero Resources, to treat radioactive waste from its fracking operations. Veolia said that under the contract it will manage the sophisticated process of loading …
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Fracking Has an Enormous Radioactive Waste Problem—Just Ask Kentucky

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Sep 022017
 

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is likely how your home gets cooled and water gets heated. But the unconventional oil and gas extraction method, currently booming across the U.S. and a cornerstone of President Trump’s energy agenda, is also behind an …
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Kentucky accused of secrecy in radioactive fracking waste dumping case

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Jul 202017
 

Kentucky accused of secrecy in radioactive fracking waste dumping case Citizens’ group wants emails to better understand environmental regulators’ enforcement actions against a landfill operator in Estill County. Check out this story on courier-journal.com …
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Fracking waste contaminates Penn. watershed with radioactive material

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Jul 142017
 

Stream sediments in Pennsylvania downstream from two fracking wastewater treatment facilities were found to contain radioactive material and carcinogens, according to study scientists from Penn State, Colorado State and Dartmouth universities. The study …
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Fracking industry dumping radioactive waste in landfills, exposing homes and schools to cancer-causing chemicals

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Jul 282016
 

(NaturalNews) Most of us want to think of our homes and schools as safe places where families can pass time with minimal exposure to danger. Unfortunately, some residents and school students in Irvine, Kentucky, have suddenly found themselves in an …
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Whoa, why no criminal charges in dumping of radioactive fracking waste?

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Jul 242016
 

Attorney General Andy Beshear’s decision not to pursue criminal charges in the illegal dumping of radioactive fracking sludge in a solid-waste landfill in Estill County is disappointing. Beshear did recommend pursuing civil damages and penalties “to …
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Fracking produces tons of radioactive waste. What should we do with it?

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Jun 212016
 

The Marcellus Shale has transformed the Appalachian Basin into an energy juggernaut. Even amid a recent drilling slowdown, regional daily production averages enough natural gas to power more than 200,000 U.S. homes for a year. But the rise of hydraulic …
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Hot Mess: How Radioactive Fracking Waste Wound Up Near Homes And Schools

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Jun 182016
 

The energy that lights up, turns on, cools and heats our lives leaves a trail of waste. Natural gas is no exception. The waste from the gas drilling known as “fracking” is often radioactive. The gas industry produces thousands of tons of this “hot …
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Widespread Radioactive Contamination From Thousands of Fracking Wastewater Spills Putting People and Wildlife at Risk

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May 142016
 

Thousands of oil and gas industry wastewater spills in North Dakota have caused “widespread” contamination from radioactive materials, heavy metals and corrosive salts, putting the health of people and wildlife at risk, researchers from Duke University …
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Wayne County executive to address radioactive fracking waste stored in Van Buren Township

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Feb 112016
 

DETROIT, MI — Wayne County Executive Warren Evans called a news conference Tuesday afternoon to address public health matters related to the storage of radioactive fracking waste at landfills in the Detroit suburb of Van Buren Township. It’s not clear …
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