Protecting Pennsylvania's Water from Oil and Gas Development

Clean Water Action is working to protect our drinking water from the variety of threats natural gas drilling poses. Clean Water Action has held treatment facilities accepting natural gas wastewater accountable, fought to improve the way state agencies handle water contamination complaints, and worked to expose the number of confirmed water contamination cases.

Pennsylvania Currents - Spring-Summer 2016

Pennsylvania Currents - Spring | Summer 2016

In this issue: Cutting the gas industry's climate impact; Methane pollution; Lead in our water; Extreme energy production film festival; Fighting for better air and winning; Heavy Seas supports Clean Water; and more.

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Settlement Reached on Lawsuit over Alleged Illegal Discharge of Gas Drilling Wastewater in Pennsylvania

Settlement prohibits unconventional wastewater, reduces discharge and protects Allegheny River

 

Groups File in Federal Court to Stop McKeesport Plant from Dumping Gas Drilling Wastewater in Pennsylvania Rivers

Clean Water Action and Three Rivers Waterkeeper filed a suit in federal court today against the Municipal Authority of the City of McKeesport for their failure to get permits under the Clean Water Act to discharge wastewater from gas drilling operations in the Marcellus Shale. 

EPA Bans Discharge of Fracking Wastewater from Sewage Plants

(Pittsburgh) – EPA announced yesterday that it has finalized a rule under the Clean Water Act to protect rivers and drinking water supplies from di