Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Tag: wastewater

Texas the biggest culprit in toxic waterway discharge in US, report...

Texas is the No. 1 state in the U.S. for discharging of toxic pollutants into streams, rivers and lakes. 

Drugged water: A new global pandemic hiding in plain sight?

While 80 percent of wastewater in the world is not treated, even in developed countries treatment facilities are often unable to filter out dangerous bugs.

EPA to require Midwestern utilities clean up coal ash waste

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold utilities in several Midwestern states accountable for coal ash waste. The agency announced it will...

EPA announces new plan to regulate wastewater pollution with updated guidelines...

"Importantly and for the first time, EPA is committing to limit PFAS in wastewater discharges.”

Coral disease spreading in Caribbean linked to wastewater from ships

Since the identification of the disease off Virginia Key in 2014, it has spread to the Caribbean, the Bahamas, Jamaica, Saint Maarten and Mexico.

Where does all the radioactive fracking waste go?

A year-long investigation finds a major West Texas disposal site with a patchy record is also importing radioactive oilfield waste from abroad.

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."

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U.S. Department of Justice sues city of Jackson over water crisis

“Every American — regardless of where they live, their income, or the color of their skin — deserves access to safe, reliable drinking water.”

Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.