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.
(Pittsburgh) – EPA announced yesterday that it has finalized a rule under the Clean Water Act to protect rivers and drinking water supplies from di
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.
“Its shocking that one of the few things Democrats and Republicans can agree on in Harrisburg is the need to continue to allow the oil and gas industry to evade our clean water laws,” stated Myron Arnowitt, Pennsylvania Director for Clean Water Action.
Settlement Reached on Lawsuit over Alleged Illegal Discharge of Gas Drilling Wastewater in Pennsylvania
Settlement prohibits unconventional wastewater, reduces discharge and protects Allegheny River