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.
“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
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.