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Dimock residents worry about planned fracking waste well

A fracking wastewater treatment company is exploring the possibility of constructing an underground deep injection well in Dimock, Susquehanna County. If approved, it would be the first deep injection …

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State investigating whether injection well waste affecting drinking water

Groundwater could be contaminated from brine, a fracking waste by-product, that was disposed of in an injection well in Washington County. State officials …

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Blair Horner: New York Closes The Frack Waste Loophole

As lawmakers scrambled to wrap up the session last month, they passed hundreds of bills, most of which were well outside of the public’s view. Due to the …

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Cuomo bans hydrofracking waste from coming to New York

In what environmentalists are hailing as the closing of a loophole and a blow to the hydrofracking industry in neighboring Pennsylvania, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday signed a bill banning the …

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New York Could Soon Reject Fracking Waste From Pennsylvania

While hydrofracking hasn’t moved forward in New York, for years, the state has opened its doors to tons of fracking waste from Pennsylvania. According to Environmental Advocates of New York, between …

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Readers sound off on family farms, unopened gyms and fracking waste from Pennsylvania

My husband’s grandfather came here from Poland in the early 1900s and worked in the mines until he saved enough money to buy land to farm. His son took over in the 1950s and built up the dairy herd.

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Kentucky man indicted after illegally dumping nuclear waste at landfill, officials say

Cory David Hoskins and his company TENORM were accused of dumping out-of-state radioactive waste in landfills in Estill and Greenup counties.

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Solar-Powered Car Delivers Zero Waste Wholesale To Zero Waste Retail Store: The Future Is Now

I may be the world’s biggest fan of Zachary Shahan. (His wife and kids may argue…). When Zach first gave a talk entitled “The Future is Now,” it sort of became the ad-hoc tagline for CleanTechnica. And it’s true — all the solutions we need are right here, right in front of us

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Russian Firm Plugs Waste Discharge After Unprecedented Oil Leak In Arctic

Russian mining giant Norilsk Nickel said on Sunday it had stopped the discharge of wastewater from one of its Arctic facilities, one month after an unprecedented fuel leak nearby sparked a state of …

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If you build it, radioactive waste will come

A line from “Field of Dreams” goes, “If you build it, they will come.” In Montana, the “it” could be landfills licensed to accept radioactive fracking waste from North Dakota.

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