Political wrestling over fracking in Pennsylvania

July 3, 2012 | Drinking Water, Fracking, Gas, Hydraulic Fracturing, Oil

From iWatch News by The Center for Public Integrity:Local leaders sue for right to control location of gas wellsWhen Pennsylvania passed a state law that stripped local authority over where potentially hazardous natural gas wells could be drilled, cities and…

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EPA to hold infrastructure operation, maintenance, and management training for tribal water and wastewater operators and leaders

April 24, 2012 | EPA, Fracking, Gas, Hydraulic Fracturing, Oil

Location:  Oklahoma City, Okla., and Albuquerque, N.M.  From May 2 through 4, EPA will be sponsoring a training workshop in Oklahoma City, Okla., for federally- recognized tribes and Alaskan Native Villages to help increase participants’ skills and knowledge in how to…

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EPA webinar: Innovative energy-conservation measures at wastewater treatment facilities

April 17, 2012 | Federal, Fracking, Hydraulic Fracturing, Natural Gas, Oil

On Thursday, May 17, 2012, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST, EPA will host a webinar on innovative energy-conservation measures at wastewater treatment facilities. Improving energy efficiency is an ongoing challenge for water-sector utilities. While energy costs often represent…

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EPA launches website to mark 40 years of the Clean Water Act

March 20, 2012 | EPA, Fracking, Gas, Hydraulic Fracturing, Oil, Water

2012 is the 40th anniversary of the Clean Water Act, the nation’s law for protecting our most irreplaceable resource. This year, EPA and others will highlight the tremendous progress in reducing pollution since 1972, the many milestones along the way,…

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UPI: U.N. says American Indians lack water

March 9, 2011 | Fracking, Natural Gas, Oil

Published: March. 7, 2011 at 9:14 AMUNITED NATIONS, March 7 (UPI) -- More than 10 percent of the American Indian population doesn't have access to clean drinking water or safe wastewater disposal, a U.N. official said.Catarina de Albuquerque, a Portuguese…

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