Saturday, February 29, 2020

Tag: wastewater

As fracking companies face bankruptcy, US regulators enable firms to duck...

“Currently there is no way to treat, store, and release the billions of gallons of wastewater at the surface.”

Fracking wastewater may trigger earthquakes for decades even after operations cease

"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

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."

North Dakota pipeline spills thousands of barrels of produced water, cause...

"We want to get it taken care of as quickly as possible."

The fracking industry’s water nightmare

Water itself now poses a risk to the already failing financial model of the American fracking industry, and that is something the industry won’t be able to ignore.

Injecting wastewater underground can cause earthquakes up to 10 kilometers away

The important insight of this study is sedimentary rock injection is not a safer alternative to basement injection.

Lawsuit launched against Trump EPA for approving fracking waste dumping into...

At least 10 fracking chemicals routinely used in offshore fracking could kill or harm a broad variety of marine species, including marine mammals and fish.

People in Arkansas Poisoned by Koch Brothers-Owned Paper Plant

Residents have been reported experiencing respiratory and sinus problems, sore throats, nausea and allergies which could be from these factory toxins.

Newly Released Study Shows Tie Between Fracking Water and Earthquakes

The new study shows that wastewater disposal, when injected into wells underground, can cause a build up of pressure that can lead to earthquakes.

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‘You’ll see rebellion’: Sanders supporters denounce open threats by superdelegates to steal nomination

“The Democrats might be able to stop Sanders, but in doing so they would destroy their party’s own electoral prospects.”

Cruel and unusual: Julian Assange’s extradition hearing begins

It’s a slippery slope and in a world of so-called ‘fake news’ could have negative consequences for journalists and whistle-blowers trying to speak truth to power far into the future.

Sanders campaign releases detailed answer as to how he will pay for his major...

“You know, if you look at the media, they say Bernie's ideas are radical, they're extreme, they're out of the mainstream,. Let me just tell you, I don't think that that's true.”

How CEOs behave like closet socialists

To deal with the many challenges we face today, the democratic principle must be extended from the political realm to the economic.

New poll shows two-thirds of voters support a wealth tax to fight inequality

“There is growing concern about the influence large corporations and wealthy individuals have on American elections.”