Archive: Closing Haz Loophole

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Southwestern Pennsylvania Community Gets a Win!

By Ethan Story / August 12, 2020
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Citing the outpouring of concern from hundreds of local residents who raised their voices, the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has informed the Westmoreland Sanitary Landfill that they must provide more information about how they are planning to operate.   Landfills in Pennsylvania are not allowed to accept liquid waste, but leachate is a byproduct found […]

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Radiation and Fracking

By Kristen Locy / March 5, 2020
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Pathways of Exposure Infographic Find more information on our Radioactive Fracking Resource page In many ways this is a complicated topic, but in other ways it is quite simple. The Marcellus shale that sits beneath the surface of the earth we stand on is naturally radioactive. When it is fracked to release natural gas, it […]

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