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DuBois, Pennsylvania: City seeks to protect water source
The City of DuBois could make special requests above and beyond state requirements when working out a potential five-year Marcellus Shale gas lease on its watershed property. Professional geologist Mark Stephens of the DEP Bureau of Watershed Management made a presentation on Source Water Protection for Community Water Systems Thursday. During the presentation, Stephens outlined […]Fracking
Buried Secrets: Is Natural Gas Drilling Endangering U.S. Water Supplies?
In July, a hydrologist dropped a plastic sampling pipe 300 feet down a water well in rural Sublette County, Wyo., and pulled up a load of brown oily water with a foul smell. Tests showed it contained benzene, a chemical believed to cause aplastic anemia and leukemia, in a concentration 1,500 times the level safe […]Fracking