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Fire and Explosion Were Bad Enough – Fish Kill Shows Toxic Water Contamination. People have a right to know – what went in the water?

Fire and Explosion Were Bad Enough – Fish Kill Shows Toxic Water Contamination. People have a right to know – what went in the water?

[Note: Reposted from FracTracker.org]   A First-hand Look at the Recent Statoil Well Pad Fire By Evan Collins and Rachel Wadell, Summer Research Interns, Wheeling Jesuit University Hydraulic tubing had caught fire at Statoil’s Eisenbarth well pad, resulting in the evacuation of 20-25 nearby residents.1 Statoil North America is a relatively large...

Water Sales Put Regional Supplies at Risk

Water Sales Put Regional Supplies at Risk

GRAND RAPIDS, OH (December 12, 2013) A report just issued from FracTracker, a data gathering and dissemination organization, supports concerns that water profiteering from sales of millions of gallons by the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) in SE Ohio can create long-term water supply problems. According to the FracTracker initial study results...

MWCD Meeting

MWCD Meeting

The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) held a public meeting to tell local residents about its plans to lease land for horizontal, hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and sell water to service the massive amounts required by the industry. The meeting was held at the Secrest Center in Senecaville on October 17. The meeting was advertised to provide...