TITLE

Fracking Waste: Too Toxic, Even For A Hazardous Waste Site

PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Solid Waste Report;6/3/2013, Vol. 44 Issue 9, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on a waste delivery truck from Greene County, Pennsylvania that was quarantined on April 19, 2013 after being rejected by a hazardous waste landfill. It notes that the truck was carrying highly radioactive radium-226 in concentrations 86 times higher than the limits placed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). After being quarantined, the truck was sent back to the fracking site operated by Rice Energy.
ACCESSION #
89641518

 

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