Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Tag: wastewater

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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“Duh, of course I would”: Bernie Sanders vows to take legal action against fossil...

"How do you hold fossil fuel executives who knew that they were destroying the planet but kept on doing it?"

Wisconsin legislators seek to criminalize climate, environmental protests

“It is alarming to see the fossil fuel industry trying to pit environmentalists and labor unions against one another."

A new idea for Bernie: Universal no-fault insurance

A universal no-fault system could have a number of advantages.

Open letter to congress: Why the Hong Kong human rights and democracy act of...

Note: Congress is currently considering the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019.  If this bill becomes law it will...