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Unwelcome Experiment: Neighbors of Frac Sand Mine Wait for Someone To Monitor Toxins By
The hydraulic fracturing movement has already taken off in the U.S., expanding an industry that requires the mining of silica sand, the drilling of oil and natural gas wells and the storage of toxic fracking wastewater. Yet in the...
Report Paints Fracking’s Big Picture Ahead Of Decision On Virginia National Forest By
Environment Virginia is coming out ahead of the U.S. Forest Service, releasing a report indicating the harmful impact fracking would have on the ecological well-being of the George Washington National Forest. Using data compiled since 2005, the report includes shocking...
Study: Radioactive Waste Found Leaving Fracking Wastewater Facility By
A Duke University study released Oct. 2 is sounding the alarm over radioactive water stemming from allegedly defunct fracking wastewater treatment facilities. It’s the first study to directly link fracking and its wastewater to radioactive disposal, capable of contaminating...
Yet Another Study Confirms Fracking Wastewater Wells Cause Earthquakes By
For the residents of Youngstown, Ohio, the recent onslaught of earthquakes came as a surprise. Before the fracking wastewater industry came to Ohio, Youngstown residents didn’t know what an earthquake felt like — their community of 66,000 had never experienced anything...