The financial backer and main customer of a proposed plant to treat fracking wastewater at the headwaters of the Allegheny River is backing out of the project. It cited a number of factors for the decision.
The Trump administration wants to open up nearly all of the country's oceans to oil drilling. So what will this mean for communities that depend on the coast for their livelihood? And what will it mean for our oceans? Will they become the site of the next great oil rush?
Companies involved in plans to install a fracking wastewater treatment plant at the headwaters of the Allegheny River have sent cease-and-desist letters to journalists, community organizers, and the Seneca Nation who oppose it.
Some Clearfield County residents have fought for years to block a proposed injection well to store wastewater from the state’s natural gas fields, but the project has secured a permit from Pennsylvania environmental officials.