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.
Settlement Reached on Lawsuit over Alleged Illegal Discharge of Gas Drilling Wastewater in Pennsylvania
Settlement prohibits unconventional wastewater, reduces discharge and protects Allegheny River
PA Environmental Community Applauds Governor Wolf for Permits to Control Methane Pollution from New Sources of Natural Gas
Harrisburg, PA – This week, in a major milestone, Governor Wolf and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) are moving forward with the finalization of permits to control air pollution from new natural gas operations.
Groups Announce Legal Action to Stop Sewage Plants from Dumping Gas Drilling Wastewater in Pennsylvania Rivers
(Pittsburgh) – Clean Water Action and Three Rivers Waterkeeper served legal notices today on two sewer authorities that have been discharging Marcellus Shale gas drilling wastewater into the Monongahela River watershed south of Pittsburgh.