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Editorial: Fracking earthquakes are a devil’s bargain Texas doesn’t need
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Editorial: Fracking earthquakes are a devil’s bargain Texas doesn’t need

Temblors in Texas have risen sharply over the past decade, and research has linked the increased seismic activity to fracking.

Where Pennsylvania candidates Fetterman and Oz, Shapiro and Mastriano stand on climate issues

Where Pennsylvania candidates Fetterman and Oz, Shapiro and Mastriano stand on climate issues

The Democratic and Republican hopefuls diverge on most issues, though not on support of fracking.
Injection wells exist to hold fracking wastewater — but the water can move. Here’s how
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Injection wells exist to hold fracking wastewater — but the water can move. Here’s how

If the chemical-laced water reaches the surface, it can cause problems. One expert says it would be hard to totally prevent that from happening.
Why frack wastewater injected underground doesn't always stay there
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Why frack wastewater injected underground doesn't always stay there

One geologist says the landscape is like "Swiss cheese" from a century of drilling. All those wells could allow fracking wastewater to travel to the surface.
Changes to WV storage tank law would exempt some

Changes to WV storage tank law would exempt some

A change proposed to the law regulating aboveground storage tanks would exempt certain tanks used by the oil and natural gas industry if approved by the West Virginia Legislature.

DEP gives OK to public comment on fracking wastewater permits
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DEP gives OK to public comment on fracking wastewater permits

49 facilities were given permits with no comment period.
Pennsylvania: DEP settlement grants public input on shale gas wastewater permits
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Pennsylvania: DEP settlement grants public input on shale gas wastewater permits

Negotiated agreement allows public notice and opportunity to comment on 49 proposed wastewater storage, processing and transport operations.

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