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Mon Jul 1, 2013, 11:16 PM

Fracking waste keeps rolling into Ohio from other states

Fracking waste keeps rolling into Ohio from other states
By Spencer Hunt
The Columbus Dispatch Monday July 1, 2013 11:51 AM

The shale drilling boom that has helped create a huge supply of cheap natural gas continues to bring more and more fracking waste into Ohio.

In 2012, 14.2 million barrels of fracking fluids and oil and gas waste were injected in Ohio disposal wells, according to data compiled by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Thatís a 12 percent increase from 2011.

That increase was driven by waste removed from Marcellus shale wells in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. State data show that Ohio disposal wells injected 8.16 million barrels of waste from other states, a 19 percent increase from 2011.

Environmental-advocacy groups, which consider spent fracking fluids a pollution threat to groundwater and streams, said the new numbers heighten their fears....

[url]http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2013/07/01/fracking-waste-keeps-rolling-in.html [/url]

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limpyhobbler Jul 2013 #1

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Tue Jul 2, 2013, 12:32 AM

1. Congratulations we are now America's toilet. yay fracking. nt

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