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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No, Virginia, There Is No Nuclear Santa Claus

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Jun 102017
 

Virginia is about to receive approval for a nuclear plant that would cost 3-5 times what the equivalent wind and solar generation would cost. And it’s only 80 miles from Washington

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West Virginia groundwater not affected by fracking, but surface water is

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Apr 252017
 

Three years of fracking has not contaminated groundwater in northwestern West Virginia, but accidental spills of wastewater from fracked wells may pose a threat to surface water, according to a new study. The scientists used a broad suite of geochemical …
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Fracking Wastewater Spills Alter Microbes in West Virginia Waters

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Feb 282017
 

Wastewater from oil and gas operations – including fracking for shale gas – at a West Virginia site altered microbes downstream, according to a Rutgers-led study. The study, published recently in Science of the Total Environment, showed that wastewater …
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Oil and Gas Wastewater Spills, including Fracking Wastewater, Alter Microbes in West Virginia Waters

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Feb 232017
 

The hydraulic fracturing (fracking) water cycle includes withdrawing water, adding chemicals, injecting fracking fluids through a well to a rock formation, and pumping wastewater to the surface for disposal or reuse. High Res Wastewater from oil and gas …
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Bill would exempt fracking chemicals from FOIA in Virginia

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Jan 192017
 

where former EPA scientist Dominic DiGiulio published a report connecting contaminated water to fracking waste. Opponents of Robinson’s bill, including Travis Blankenship of the Virginia League of Conservation Voters, said the measure would prevent …
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Virginia Auto Dealer Association Wants Investigation Into Tesla, Claims EV Company Is Acting Illegally

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Jun 052016
 

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Originally published on EV Obsession. Things seem to be heating up between Tesla and various auto-dealer associations around the country lately, with a number of new lawsuits and public complaints going through in recent days. Amongst those is a new complaint from the Virginia Automobile Dealers Association that alleges that Tesla has committed illegal acts at [&hellip

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In West Virginia, Fracking Wastewater May Be Messing With Hormones

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Apr 142016
 

Water around and downstream from a fracking wastewater disposal facility in West Virginia contains compounds that may harm fish health by messing with endocrine systems, according to a new study. Researchers found high levels of endocrine disruption …
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New study shows leaked fracking wastewater in West Virginia has fertility-threatening chemicals

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Apr 082016
 

Fracking is causing more disruptions than just earthquakes in West Virginia, according to a new study. The chemicals in leaked wastewater created from hydraulic fracturing is causing negative health effects there ‒ specifically when it comes to fertility.
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Virginia Beach backs away from support of offshore drilling

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Dec 052015
 

The disaster in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 unfolded just after Virginia Beach City Council officially supported oil drilling off the coast. The massive BP spill became a rallying cry for environmentalist, and it also led many in the tourism industry …
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