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Frack Waste Impoundments Contaminated Soil and Groundwater in PA

By Don Hopey / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette August 6, 2014 – Leaks of fracking waste water from three impoundments in Washington County have contaminated soil and groundwater, prompting the state to issue a violation notice at one site and increase monitoring … Continue reading

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PA Auditor General Report on PADEP Oversight of Natural Gas Industry

7/29/14 – WHYY’s Radio Times show today featured speakers discussing the recent release of a report by the Pennsylvania Auditor General about PADEP’s handling of complaints about the natural gas industry and hydraulic fracturing. Radio Times Show Summary: “Pennsylvania’s Auditor … Continue reading

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Intersex Fish Now in Three Pennsylvania River Basins

(citizensvoice.com 7/5/14 – PA) When biologists cut open male fish pulled from Pennsylvania’s waterways, they found substances that belong in female fish — egg cells and a protein present in egg yolks. According to a recent U.S. Geological Survey study … Continue reading

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Clearfield County: DuBois Gets Water Protection Plan

Friday, January 10, 2014 By Josh Woods Staff Writer, The Progress Reprinted with the permission of The Progress Newspaper, Clearfield, PA DUBOIS – The City of DuBois was provided with a plan to mitigate potential risks at its watershed and … Continue reading

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Early Warning System Improves Decision Making, Protects Public Health

As part of its ongoing comittment to managing the water resources of the Susquehanna River’s 27,510 square mile drainage area, the Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) has established a series of remote monitoring stations throughout the watershed to provide a … Continue reading

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