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Lycoming County Frack Truck Crash: 3,600 Gallons Spilled

Here’s new information from the Department of Environmental Protection about yesterday’s Lycoming County fracking fluid spill:

Investigators say 3,600 gallons of treated frack water spilled out of the truck, which had the capacity to hold an additional 1,000 gallons. In addition to the  mix of brine, salt and chemicals, 5 gallons of transmission oil and 2 gallons of power steering fluid spilled onto Route 44 in Watson Township.

The accident occurred near Pine Creek. It’s not clear how much of the fluid entered the waterway.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/luanne.kozma LuAnne Kozma

    Over 40,000 gallons of frack fluid was purposely put on Michigan Roads, as admitted by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. See the website http://www.banmichiganfracking.org for the story.

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