Windsor Community Rights Network

Local Governance for Healthy Community

August 22nd, 2015

Are Fracking Wastewater Wells Poisoning the Ground beneath Our Feet?

Leaking injection wells may pose a risk–and the science has not kept pace with the growing glut of wastewater.  By Abraham Lustgarten and ProPublica. 06/21/12 Over the past several decades, U.S. industries have injected more than 30 trillion gallons of toxic liquid deep into the earth, using broad expanses of the nation’s geology as an […]

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July 24th, 2015

FracFocus: Chemical Disclosure Registry

FracFocus: The nationwide system for disclosing chemicals used in the hydraulic fracturing process. The site was created to provide the public access to reported chemicals used for hydraulic fracturing within their area. To help users put this information into perspective, the site also provides objective information on hydraulic fracturing, the chemicals used, the purposes they […]

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June 29th, 2015

Methane leaks from oil and gas production on federal lands

New proposals from EPA and BLM to curtail leaks are due out this summer. Written by Elizabeth Shogren, DC Dispatch, High Country News June 26, 2015 Web Exclusive Gas and oil production on federal lands in Western states releases large amounts of methane into the air, contributing to climate change and costing taxpayers tens of […]

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