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

June 2013
Hazardous Waste/Superfund Alert;6/3/2013, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p7
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.


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