Natural Gas Industry Wastewater Pollution May Linger For Years

Jul 21, 2017

A new study finds the treated wastewater from Pennsylvania’s natural gas industry may pollute rivers, lakes, streams and creeks for longer than previously thought. Penn State environmental engineering professor Bill Burgos and his colleagues analyzed sediment samples from the Conemaugh River, a dam-controlled reservoir in western Pennsylvania.  

Credit SCOTT DETROW, StateImpact Pennsylvania

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