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A growing list of water woes

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By Nadia Steinzor

September 2, 2014

It took a reporter’s tenacious investigation, a public outcry, and continual requests by Earthworks, our partners, and many others, but the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has finally revealed the magic number. Late last week, the agency released a list of 248 cases of private water well contamination confirmed to be the result of oil and gas drilling since 2007. Pat Klotz from Bradford County isn’t on the list. But as Earthworks’ latest case study reveals, there’s reason to think she should have been. 

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Tagged with: fracking, health, water contamination

Water in the Woodlands

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By Nadia Steinzor

August 25, 2014

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