TITLE

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

PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Hazardous Waste/Superfund Alert;6/3/2013, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the truck engaged in fracking operation in Greene County, Pennsylvania which was quarantined after the rejection from a hazardous waste landfill. It informs that the truck was carrying a highly radioactive radium-226 which is 86 times higher than the limit approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. It mentions that radium is a by product of fracking which is a fossil fuel extraction method.
ACCESSION #
89684284

 

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