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California regulators halt wastewater injection in local wells

July 29, 2014
Oil and gas waste injection has been halted at 11 sites in California following orders issued by the state's Division of Oil and Gas and Geothermal Resources.
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In 2019, $17 billion will be spent on water treatment in mining industries

July 23, 2014
Much mining done in areas already adversely impacted by water-related stresses
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Chemical plant poses threat to Tennessee river, environmentalists warn

July 15, 2014
U.S. Nitrogen has announced plans to use water from Tennessee's Nolichucky River in its chemical plant to produce ammonium nitrate, which has raised concerns among local communities and environmental groups.
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Court ruling backs EPA reviews of mining companies' Clean Water Act permits

July 15, 2014
The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has backed the efforts of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to cut down on water pollution from mining operations.
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North American fracking wastewater treatment market to reach $350 million in 2018

July 14, 2014
As oil and gas production in North America keeps rising, turning the country into the largest energy producer in the world, the industry seeks more opportunities to optimize and reduce its water use.
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UK agencies look into risk of water contamination through fracking

July 8, 2014
The British Geological Survey and the Environment Agency have published the results of a large-scale study into the risk of drinking water being contaminated by fracking operations.
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Survey reveals trends in US fracking wastewater regulation

June 25, 2014
The role of hydraulic fracturing for the growth of the U.S. energy sector is undeniable but states seem to have widely divergent views when it comes to the technology in general and to fracking wastewater regulation in particular.
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Missouri files lawsuit against Tyson Foods over water contamination

June 24, 2014
Missouri's Attorney General Chris Koster has filed a lawsuit against Tyson Foods, accusing the company of illegally discharging untreated industrial wastewater into Clear Creek in the southwestern part of the state.
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More than 206 million pounds of toxic chemicals released into US waterways in 2012, study finds

June 24, 2014
A recent study published by non-profit environmental protection organization Environment America has found that more than 206 million pounds of toxic chemicals were released into U.S. waterways in 2012.
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Extracting oil, precious metal from wastewater to thrive in next few years

June 19, 2014
Recovery of various substances from wastewater is likely to pick up over the next few years, as commodity prices increase and technology for resources recovery from wastewater keeps improving.
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