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Methane leaks from British Columbia wells worse than thought

In British Columbia (BC) and Alberta, large quantities of methane are leaking out of the well bore, through flaws in the casing and cement,…

Started by Paul Heckbert

9 Dec 9, 2017
Reply by carp

Pennsylvania Attorney General Is ‘Looking Into’ Fracking Problems Across State

excerpt: "Over the past seven months, Pennsylvania’s Attorney General has received an influx of phone calls from residents alleging that of…

Started by Paul Heckbert

12 Nov 4, 2017
Reply by Josie

Contamination of streamwater by fracking waste from injection wells

"Evidence indicating the presence of wastewaters from unconventional oil and gas [UOG] production was found in surface waters and sediments…

Started by Paul Heckbert

32 May 31, 2016
Reply by Craig Cooper

Fracking practices linked to water contamination in Pavillion, Wyoming

From the Billings Gazette:

Started by Paul Heckbert

4 Mar 30, 2016
Reply by Barry D

Benzene and other pollutant levels in Barnett Shale groundwater

A research study found benzene and other toxic volatile organic compounds at dangerous levels in some groundwater wells close to Barnett Sh…

Started by Paul Heckbert

0 Jun 22, 2015

injection wells contaminate aquifers in California

Injection of fracking wastewater in California has contaminated some aquifers. "The letter, a copy of which was obtained by the Center for…

Started by Paul Heckbert

13 Oct 24, 2014
Reply by craig


Sadly there doesn't appear to be any ongoing monitoring of aquifers related to drilling activity, This is not a single county issue, but an…

Started by daniel cohen

99 Mar 25, 2014
Reply by daniel cohen


Dear annoyed/turned off/disappointed landowner, I believe that there are arguments to be made on  all sides of any question, with valid arg…

Started by daniel cohen

5 Mar 25, 2014
Reply by daniel cohen

“Informational” Shale Meeting Provides Few Facts, Many Fallacies

Last week I attended the “Erice County Public Informational Forum on Statewide Fossil Fuel Fracking”.  The presenter was from NEOGAP and di…

Started by Anne Carto

0 Jul 24, 2012

Helping Private Wellowners with Water Quality Problems and Issues Prior to Drilling - Free Education Session

Free Training and Informational Event to Help Area homeowners that have an issue with their household water well may be able to receive som…

Started by Brian Oram, PG

0 Feb 24, 2011


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River Basin Commissions Receive A Dose of Healthy Skepticism

Posted by Thomas J Shepstone on February 23, 2018 at 9:19am 0 Comments

Two river basin commissions operate in Pennsylvania; the Delaware (DRBC) and Susquehanna (SRBC) today. Both are now receiving a healthy dose of skepticism.

Yesterday, two more sham DRBC hearings were hold in…



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