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The salty drilling waste is said to contain heavy metals in concentrations that might not meet drinking water standards, as well as radioactive material.
 In early July, a million gallons of salty drilling waste spilled from a pipeline onto a steep...
07/16/2014 | Read More
Releases of drilling and fracking waste, which is often laced with carcinogenic chemicals, have wiped out aquatic life in streams and wetlands.
Oil drilling has sparked a frenzied prosperity in Jeff Keller's formerly quiet corner of western...
06/08/2012 | Read More
Opponents of the practice say it causes air pollution, boosts global warming and wastes natural resources
Flaring of natural gas from wells is on the upswing in Texas and North Dakota as oil and gas...
07/27/2011 | Read More
Johanns wants to keep TransCanada's proposed oil artery away from Ogallala aquifer and sandhills
WASHINGTON—Concern that a proposed oil pipeline could irreversibly damage his home state’s aquifer...
10/18/2010 | Read More