In the never ending battle between regulators and the fracking industry’s biggest players, yesterday proved to be another victory for industry profits over public safety interests, as the Obama admin … [Read full article]
Tag: Safe Drinking Water Act
Gov Study Confirms Toxic Chemicals Pumped into Wells During 'Fracking'
Between 2005 and 2009, oil and natural gas companies operating in 14 states injected hundreds of millions of gallons of toxic and/or carcinogenic chemical into natural gas wells, according to a recent investigation conducted by three House Democrats* and made public on Saturday.
'Fracking' Violates Safe Drinking Water Act, Congressional Letter Charges
In what appears to be a major, positive stride for environmental quality preservation, congressional investigators submitted a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency charging that hydraulic fracturing — known as … [Read full article]
Protect Public from Gas Drilling Risks (Letter to Obama)
In addition to the letter to Obama to protect the Clean Air Act, a number of leading environmental organizations wrote to Obama before his 2011 State of the Union address … [Read full article]