Coast Guard proposal to ship fracking wastewater on rivers raises fears about spill potential

  • Article by: KEVIN BEGOS , Associated Press
  • Updated: December 15, 2013 - 12:10 PM

PITTSBURGH — The U.S. Coast Guard wants to allow barges filled with fracking wastewater to ply the nation's rivers on their way toward disposal. Many environmentalists are horrified, but industry groups say barge transport has its advantages.

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barb_hDec. 16, 1312:59 PM

So what do they mean by "Waste Disposal Wells"?? this sounds like it will come back to haunt us later....(kind of like what Koch refinery & 3M use to do - bury their wastes underground)

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