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Fracking wastewater spills may put Colorado's water supplies at risk

September 23, 2013
While communities in north-central Colorado are still trying to come to terms with the devastation after the massive floods caused by heavy rain over the past week, another cause for concern has emerged.
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Colorado business leaders propose measures to deal with water shortage

September 17, 2013
A new report published by business organization Environmental Entrepreneurs warns of the effect of climate change on Colorado's water supply and states that there is an increasing gap between the state's water supply and demand.
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New technology for detecting contamination in oil & gas well wastewater unveiled

September 3, 2013
A new particle analysis technology can give real-time information about potential contamination at offshore sites, giving site operators instant information about how safe it would be to inject water underground without any negative consequences for the environment and the well itself.
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Idaho company to pay $7,500 fine to settle alleged Clean Water Act violations

August 26, 2013
An Idaho sugar company will have to pay a $7,500 fine to settle accusations that it violated the Clean Water Act by dumping industrial stormwater into the Snake River without a permit.
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Study finds increased arsenic levels in groundwater near fracking sites

August 22, 2013
A study has added new evidence to the long list of findings suggesting that fracking for natural gas could be harmful to groundwater.
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Veolia Water, Petrobras sign contract for oil-bearing secondary material processing unit

August 13, 2013
Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies Brazil and Veolia Water Americas signed a contract with Petrobras to design, build, own and operate an oil-bearing secondary material processing unit at its Alberto Pasqualini REFAP Refinery located in Porto Alegre, South Brazil.
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Pennsylvania environmental regulator pulls plug on drilling wastewater treatment plant

August 6, 2013
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has sprung into action to close a wastewater treatment facility in Rayne Township.
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Southern Research Institute to develop fracking wastewater treatment technology

July 25, 2013
Southern Research Institute and the Research Partnership to Secure Energy for America (RPSEA) have started a joint project to develop methods and technologies aimed at improving shale gas hydraulic fracturing water treatment.
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EPA reaches agreement with XTO Energy over fracking water spill

July 23, 2013
Under the terms of the settlement, XTO Energy, a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil, has to pay a penalty of $100,000 and start a $20 million improvement program to comply with federal regulations regarding recycling, wastewater disposal and spills prevention.
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US oil, gas companies embrace recycling of fracking water

July 22, 2013
Many fracking companies in states like Texas, where drought is a major problem, are facing pressure from regulators to reduce the amount of water they use in their fracking fluids.
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