Monday, November 18, 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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In a major win for the environment, world’s largest bank says goodbye to fossil...

The bank's decision to end all financing of oil, gas, and coal projects after 2021 will make it the first multilateral lender to rule out financing for projects that contribute to the climate crisis.

Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

America’s arms sales addiction

The 50-year history of U.S. dominance of the Middle Eastern arms trade.