February 22, 2018

Archives for November 2009

Is NY’s Marcellus Shale Too Hot to Handle?

Is New York’s Marcellus Shale Too Hot to Handle?

by Abrahm Lustgarten, ProPublica, Nov. 9, 2009, 5:10 a.m.

As New York gears up for a massive expansion of gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale, state officials have made a potentially troubling discovery about the wastewater created by the process: It’s … Continue reading

PA Lawsuit Says Drilling Polluted Water

Pennsylvania lawsuit says drilling polluted water
By Jon Hurdle, on Nov 9, 2009 9:37am EST

(Reuters) – A Pennsylvania landowner is suing an energy company for polluting his soil and water in an attempt to link a natural gas drilling technique with environmental contamination.

George Zimmermann, the owner of 480 … Continue reading

Natural Gas Drilling Produces Radioactive Wastewater

Abraham Lustgarten, ProPublica, Scientific American 

Wastewater from natural gas drilling in New York State is radioactive, as high as 267 times the limit safe for discharge into the environment and thousands of times the limit safe for people to drink

As New York gears up for a massive expansion of … Continue reading