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Saturday, September 27, 2014

Pennsylvania Releases Official File Detailing 250 Water Supplies Directly Polluted by Fracking

from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

Excerpt: "The oil and gas activities referenced in the list below include operations associated with both conventional and unconventional drilling activities that either resulted in a water diminution event or an increase in constituents above background conditions."

http://readersupportednews.org/news-section2/312-16/26089-pennsylvania-releases-official-file-detailing-250-water-supplies-directly-polluted-by-fracking

The link lists 250 water supplies across PA compromised by fracking...the tip of the iceberg, since the DEP can't be depended on to know about or report on the actual number of spills. The spread of fracking across the state is reflected in when and where these spills occur, so you'll find the arrival of fracking (and the inevitable spills) here in Westmoreland County on page six, with spills in Donegal in 2013 and 2014.