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Warren County Deep Injection Well Plans Move Forward

Despite opposition from residents, the EPA has permitted two deep injection wells in Warren County, close to the Tamarack Swamp.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued final permits authorizing Bear Lake Properties to operate two wastewater disposal wells in Columbus Township, the only operational site in Northwest Pennsylvania. The EPA formally defines the wells as “Underground Injection Control II-D commercial brines disposal injection wells” located at sites known as “Bittinger #1 and the Bittinger #4″ off of Weeks Road near the New York State border in Bear Lake.

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