Earthworks

Justice Department backs up EPA: Range Resources' fantasy in wonderland ends

Alan Septoff's avatar
By Alan Septoff

January 19, 2011

Last week, Sharon Wilson blogged about Range Resources willful blindness to the EPA's charge that it had contaminated a Texas aquifer. Basically, despite EPA confronting the company with evidence of its pollution, Range had sent a letter to EPA thanking the agency for agreeing that Range wasn't responsible for pollution.

Yesterday, the other shoe dropped.  Sharon has the full story over at Bluedaze, including context and links.

In short, the Department of Justice backed up the EPA's emergency order against Range Resources by filing a complaint in federal district court.

Tagged with: range resources, justice department, epa, bluedaze

comments powered by Disqus

On Twitter

We often don't agree with @AngloAmerican, but we definitely agree on this. We are proud partners too. #mining twitter.com/AngloAmerican/…
.@CDCgov confirms what Dimock has known for years: their water is unsafe to drink | @LauraLegere powersource.post-gazette.com/powersource/po… #fracking #health

On Facebook