NYT: Gas Drilling Technique Is Labeled Violation

February 2, 2011 | EPA, Fracking, Hydraulic Fracturing

By TOM ZELLER Jr.Oil and gas service companies injected tens of millions of gallons of diesel fuel into onshore wells in more than a dozen states from 2005 to 2009, Congressional investigators have charged. Those injections appear to have violated…

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Interim report evaluates combined heat and power technologies for wastewater treatment facilities

January 20, 2011 | Fracking, Hydraulic Fracturing, Natural Gas

EPA is announcing the release of an interim report—“Evaluation of Combined Heat and Power Technologies for Wastewater Facilities”—which serves as a planning tool for wastewater professionals and provides an examination of commonly used and emerging combined heat and power (CHP)…

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EPA launches website to increase transparency of regulatory activity

December 17, 2010 | Fracking, Hydraulic Fracturing

WASHINGTON (EPA) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has launched a new website called Reg Stat that will enhance public understanding of its regulatory process and the number, type, and range of regulatory documents developed each year by the…

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EPA to provide technical assistance on sustainable growth and development

October 25, 2010 | Fracking, Hydraulic Fracturing

WASHINGTON (EPA) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has chosen eight communities to receive technical assistance on sustainable growth and development issues. The assistance will help local governments address infrastructure constraints, protect water quality, set development standards, and create…

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Tabletop exercise tool for water systems: Emergency preparedness, response, and climate resiliency

September 14, 2010 | EPA, Hydraulic Fracturing, Natural Gas

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has developed an updated tool to assist utilities and other interested parties in planning and facilitating tabletop exercises that focus on water sector-related issues. Mini-DVD copies are now available. The Tabletop Exercise Tool for…

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EPA Seeks Comments on Consultation Policy with Indian Tribes

June 16, 2010 | EPA, Hydraulic Fracturing

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is requesting comments from federally recognized tribes on the proposed EPA Policy on Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribes. On Nov. 5, 2009, under Executive Order 13175, President Obama directed all federal…

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