All Discussions Tagged 'pollution' (30)

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low-birth-weight babies near gas wells

Proximity to fracked shale wells affects infant birth weight, study shows " Fracking can damage the health and development of babies whose…

Started by Paul Heckbert

35 Dec 19, 2017
Reply by Barry D

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

spills during pipeline construction

News: "Mariner East 2 construction has resulted in dozens of spills, documents show  Construction of Sunoco Pipeline’s $3 billion 350-mile…

Started by Paul Heckbert

3 Jul 29, 2017
Reply by Barry D

Regulating methane, which is leaking faster than thought

Methane has been in the news this week: 1. Methane Leaks in Natural-Gas Supply Chain Far Exceed Estimates, Study Says “A little-noted port…

Started by Paul Heckbert

58 Jul 3, 2017
Reply by Paul Heckbert

DEP knew of public water contamination from drilling and fracking in Coudersport, but told no one

One Year Later: Officials Found Drilling Chemicals in Public Water, But Told No One "One year ago, on September 24, 2015, a new company own…

Started by Paul Heckbert

25 Oct 9, 2016
Reply by Jack Young

Radioactive contamination from fracking wastewater spills

A Duke University study of fracking wastewater spills in North Dakota has found high levels of selenium, lead, ammonium, and other toxic co…

Started by Paul Heckbert

48 Sep 18, 2016
Reply by Thomas Lilli

Air pollutants from Pennsylvania oil and gas sites continue to rise

"Air pollutants from Pennsylvania’s natural gas production sites increased from 2013 to 2014, according to data released Wednesday by the…

Started by Paul Heckbert

8 Aug 23, 2016
Reply by Barry D

Navajos Wonder Whether Fracking Chemicals Are Deforming Their Livestock

"It took Dorothy Keetso only a few minutes to realize the baby lamb was fatally deformed. The animal, born June 6, nursed from a bottle and…

Started by Paul Heckbert

12 Aug 5, 2016
Reply by Keith A Williams

Health study shows connection between asthma attacks and gas drilling

"People with asthma face a larger risk of asthma attacks if they live near heavy gas drilling activity in Pennsylvania, compared to those w…

Started by Paul Heckbert

2 Jul 31, 2016
Reply by craig


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