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Dimock residents worry about planned fracking waste well

Plans for the deep injection well are in the early stages, but residents weary of water contamination are on edge.

By Susan Phillips

DEP approves injection well in Plum, but uncertain economy might put project on hold

Coronavirus' impact includes turmoil in oil and gas industry
By Reid Frazier

Disposal well near Pittsburgh gets a hearing

Well would inject 25 million gallons of fracking waste a year into depleted natural gas well
By Reid Frazier

Fracking industry water use rises as drills extend, study says

In the Marcellus Shale region, the increases were the smallest among six areas studied. Researchers expect water use to keep going up.

By Jon Hurdle

Updated: 2018-05-31 16:48:00

Study finds health threats from oil and gas wastewater spread on roads

Pennsylvania has ended what had become common practice for municipalities that wanted to suppress dust on unpaved roads. A study found that some chemicals wash away during rain — and that when the road dries, contaminants can get into the air.

By Reid Frazier