Wednesday, September 28, 2022

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Fracking’s dirty water problem is getting much bigger

Reusing fracking wastewater not only can have high levels of salts and chemical contaminants, but it also can be radioactive.

Pick your poison: The fracking industry’s wastewater injection well problem

The fracking industry is producing record amounts of oil, gas, and wastewater, meaning this problem of wastewater disposal isn't going away soon and disposal wells are likely to be part of the long-term solution.

Fracking chemicals dumped in the Allegheny River a decade ago are...

"We don't know how much of an impact this has on human health, or if it has any impact at all, but this means it's entering the food chain."

News study warns fracking is destroying US water supply

"The water footprint from fracking is only set to go up, the study informed, which raises "concerns about its sustainability, particularly in arid or semi-arid regions in western states, or other areas where groundwater supplies are stressed.”

EPA releases new report and confirms what we all knew: Fracking...

“The EPA’s final report on impacts of fracking on groundwater has concluded what too many Americans already know from personal experience: Fracking has caused lasting harm to drinking water sources throughout the country.”

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Why Brazil’s upcoming presidential election could determine the future of the Amazon

“I don’t say this lightly as a scientist, but this is the most important election ever in Brazil for the Amazon and its survival.”

‘Huge victory’: Starbucks agrees to begin contract talks with 230+ union stores

"We've been ready to bargain since day one," said one union leader, "but now we're operating together on a national level to make sure all of our voices are heard, together."