Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Treatment plant ordered to stop accepting Marcellus Shale water

"Regulators are cracking down on a Marcellus Shale natural gas driller after finding out that truckloads of the company's wastewater had been improperly sent to the Delaware watershed.

The Delaware River Basin Commission ordered wastewater treatment center PSC Environmental Services LLC to stop accepting fluids from Cabot Oil & Gas Co. because the company sent 1.8 million gallons of wastewater to a Pennsylvania township. Much of the liquid, which was largely contaminated water from the hydraulic fracturing process, was discharged into Neshaminy Creek without being purified." More>>>>

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