Last year New Jersey’s Assembly and Senate, with nearly unanimous bipartisan agreement, voted to ban hydraulic fracturing waste being treated, discharged, disposed of or stored in New Jersey**. Governor Christie vetoed the legislation. The bills (S1041 / A2108), are now in an over-ride process, which means that if … Continue reading
By Richard A. Oppel Jr., New York Times, June 30, 2015
The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that homeowners who have sustained injuries or property damage from rampant … Continue reading
By Natasha Khan, Observer-Reporter, June 5, 2015
Notice is now being paid to radioactivity in tributaries of the Monongahela River only after citizen groups obtained the DEP information and … Continue reading
By Elizabeth Shogren, High Country News, April 14, 2015
The Environmental Protection Agency last month issued revised permits for oil companies to dump literally rivers of wastewater—including hydraulic fracturing fluids—on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming.
When … Continue reading
By Kevin Drum, Mother Jones, April 6, 2015
By Emily Petsko, observer-reporter.com, November 7, 2014
A Mt. Pleasant Township family is claiming that Marcellus Shale drilling operations near their McDonald home contaminated their drinking water and … Continue reading
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On August 11, Governor Christie officially vetoed the Frack Waste Ban Bill. This legislation (Senate Bill 1041) would have prohibited the treatment and discharge of … Continue reading
By Shane Thielges, bakken.com, August 28, 2014
PA, NY, OH and WV Residents Note: The Marcellus is 3X more radioactive than comparable formations.
Note: Bakken.com … Continue reading
By Environmental Headlines, June 14, 2014
Citizens Campaign for the Environment (CCE) is applauding Gov. Dannell P. Malloy for signing Public Act 14-200 into law, which enacts a three year moratorium on toxic fracking waste in Connecticut. The legislation was … Continue reading