Fracking Waste Ban Stalls in the Senate, But Connecticut Towns Move Forward

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Jun 212017
 

The movement to ban toxic, radioactive drilling waste has spread to communities across the state. But that grassroots momentum wasn’t enough to pass a statewide bill to ban the import of fracking waste, as the state legislative session ended this month …
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Allegany Co. landfill took ‘tons’ of fracking waste

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Jun 142017
 

ANGELICA, N.Y. — Hyland Landfill in Allegany Co. was one of several that took a combined 600,000 tons of fracking ‘waste’ since 2010, according to an updated report from an environmental group. Fracking is short for hydraulic fracturing and usually refers …
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Push to ban imports of fracking waste intensifies in Albany

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Jun 132017
 

The state Department of Environmental Conservation is finalizing its revised rules governing New York State’s solid waste facilities. Some state legislators and environmental advocates see it as a chance for the DEC to make sure oil and gas wastes from …
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Kupchick Supports Bill Banning Fracking Waste in CT

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May 112017
 

From CT House Republicans: A measure in the House of Representatives which bans the importation, processing and/or treatment of hydraulic fracking waste in Connecticut was strongly supported by State Rep. Brenda Kupchick (R-132). HB-6329, An Act Concerning …
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House Passes Permanent Ban on Fracking Waste in CT

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May 102017
 

Legislators voted overwhelmingly Tuesday for a permanent ban on the storage, disposal and use of fracking waste in Connecticut. By 141 to 6, the state House of Representatives passed the bipartisan bill after a two-hour debate and sent it to the state Senate.
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CT Senator Kennedy Supports Bill To Stop Fracking Waste

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Apr 212017
 

CT placed a temporary moratorium on fracking waste three years ago, but public health risks led to the permanent ban on fracking. From The Office of Senator Ted Kennedy: Senator Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-Branford) led the unanimous, bipartisan Environment …
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Congressman Pearce Pushes Fracking in New Mexico Despite Risk of Sinkhole Collapse, Destabilization of Nuclear Waste Disposal Site

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Apr 082017
 

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce (R-N.M.) sent a letter this week urging the New Mexico Bureau of Land Management director to resolve administrative protests and fast-track a federal fracking plan near Carlsbad, N.M., even though fracking …
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