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Tag Archives: Contamination

NYC watershed report bolsters case for DeGette FRAC Act

NYC watershed report bolsters case for DeGette FRAC Act

New York City’s Department of Environmental Protection last week issued a report that casts serious doubts on the common natural gas drilling process of hydraulic […]...

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December 28, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
New York report blasts gas industry as GarCo weighs FRAC Act resolution

New York report blasts gas industry as GarCo weighs FRAC Act resolution

Even as the Garfield County commissioners today take up debate on a resolution regarding the FRAC (Fracturing Responsibility and Awareness of Chemicals) Act, an environmental […]...

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November 9, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
GarCo commissioners show resolve on drilling spill, but not yet on FRAC Act

GarCo commissioners show resolve on drilling spill, but not yet on FRAC Act

The Garfield County commissioners Monday did decide to fire off a strongly-worded resolution condemning contamination of drinking water by the natural-gas industry. It just wasn’t […]...

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November 3, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Health, Politics
Report: GarCo oil and gas dept. tiny despite growing complaints, workload

Report: GarCo oil and gas dept. tiny despite growing complaints, workload

Despite a growing number of complaints from Garfield County residents about the environmental impacts of natural gas drilling, the county department charged with addressing those […]...

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October 23, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Reports trace spring contamination to two Western Slope gas companies

Reports trace spring contamination to two Western Slope gas companies

The Glenwood Springs Post-Independent Wednesday, piggybacking on reporting by the Denver Post on Sunday, revealed a private consulting firm in Littleton narrowed down the potential […]...

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October 14, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
More fodder for FRAC Act backers as Pa. officials shut down fracking ops

More fodder for FRAC Act backers as Pa. officials shut down fracking ops

State Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) officials in Pennsylvania have ordered Texas-based Cabot Oil and Gas to stop all hydraulic fracturing activities in Susquehanna County […]...

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September 26, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Fracking fluid kills fish in Pennsylvania stream, state enviro officials say

Fracking fluid kills fish in Pennsylvania stream, state enviro officials say

ProPublica Monday reported environmental officials were scrambling to clean up 8,000 gallons of a “potential carcinogen” manufactured by Halliburton and used in a natural gas […]...

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September 22, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
EPA: Colorado home to high number of coal-ash disposal ponds

EPA: Colorado home to high number of coal-ash disposal ponds

Colorado ranks a surprising fourth on the list of states hosting wet coal-ash dumping ponds. An Environmental Protection Agency list obtained through a Freedom of […]...

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August 31, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Spurned Again by Bureaucrats, Flats’ Workers Look to Congress

Spurned Again by Bureaucrats, Flats’ Workers Look to Congress

The conversation took place earlier this week between Colorado Sen. Ken Salazar and U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Mike Leavitt. The discussion may […]...

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In Colorado, newspapers fight to keep publishing public notices by counties

Colorado’s newspaper industry is fighting a proposed new law that would phase out the required publication of county public notices. Proponents of the proposed law, […]

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