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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As Pruitt Guts Water Rules, EPA Will Allow Fracking Waste Dumping in the Gulf of Mexico

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Jul 182017
 

As the Trump administration moves to gut Obama-era clean water protections nationwide, an environmental group is warning the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that its draft pollution discharge permit for offshore drilling platforms in the Gulf of …
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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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Trump Officials Urged To Stop Dumping Of Offshore Fracking Waste Into Gulf Of Mexico

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Jul 122017
 

A Trump administration proposal to continue allowing oil companies to dump unlimited amounts of offshore fracking chemicals into the Gulf of Mexico violates federal law and threatens imperiled marine wildlife, the Center for Biological Diversity warned …
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NYS Exposed: Fracking waste dumped in Finger Lakes landfill

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Jun 272017
 

Hundreds of trucks roll into the Seneca Meadows landfill in Seneca Falls every day, dumping your garbage. But environmental advocates say, for years, trucks carried construction debris straight from Pennsylvania fracking sites. “The concerns are that they …
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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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