Thursday, November 19, 2009

Is 270 documented spills in NY State over the past 30 years an acceptable number?

Gathering Line: oil & gas drilling news by NA4DR
Posted in Community, More Resources, Oil & Gas Industry, State & Federal Regulation, Water, Soil, & Habitat by wellwatch on November 18, 2009
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Amy Goodman interviews of Toxics Targeting, an Ithaca, NY-based environmental database firm which released a report last week, uncovering 270 documented hazardous chemical spills which occurred over the past thirty years. PA’s own Department of Environmental Conservation’s database contained records of fires, explosions, wastewater spills, well contamination, and ecological damage related to gas drilling More>>>