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Injection Wells

Fracking Waste Affecting Water Supply In Dry California

ProPublica | Abrahm Lustgarten | Posted 07.19.2014 | Green

This article originally appeared on ProPublica. California officials have ordered an emergency shut-down of 11 oil and gas waste injection sites an...

How The Feds Let Industry Pollute The Nation’s Underground Water Supply

Posted 12.11.2012 | Green

ProPublica's Abrahm Lustgarten reports: Federal officials have given energy and mining companies permission to pollute aquifers in more than 1,500 ...

The Trillion-Gallon Loophole

Posted 09.20.2012 | Green

From ProPublica's Abrahm Lustgarten: On a cold, overcast afternoon in January 2003, two tanker trucks backed up to an injection well site in a past...

Injection Wells: The Poison Beneath Us

Posted 06.21.2012 | Green

ProPublica's Abrahm Lustgarten reports: Over the past several decades, U.S. industries have injected more than 30 trillion gallons of toxic liquid ...