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Letter to the Editor: Guernsey County Commissioners Asked to Refuse “Brine” Spreading

Letter to the Editor: Guernsey County Commissioners Asked to Refuse “Brine” Spreading

On May 6 at 9:30 am the Guernsey County Commissioners will hold a public hearing to consider the Kimble Company’s proposal to spread “brine” on the roads of Guernsey County for “ice and dust control.” What most people do not know is not only that the Kimble Company of Dover engages in conventional drilling, but also in waste...

Formal Objection to Proposal to Spread “Brine” on Guernsey County Roads

Formal Objection to Proposal to Spread “Brine” on Guernsey County Roads

Dear Commissioners Gardner, Wilson and Saft: On behalf of the FreshWater Accountability Project, we enter this formal objection to the proposal by the Kimble Company to spread “brine” that may be associated with unconventional shale drilling on any roads in Guernsey County. The flowback and produced liquids from this industry known as horizontal hydraulic...