I am just one of thousands of men and women who see different terrible, underhanded methods that subcontractor and energy companies use to dodge what is already minimal, inadequate regulation and oversight. I have seen with my own eyes, on hundreds of different occasions, chemical spills, diesel spills, drilling mud spills, and hazmat spills that are deliberately buried or covered up. Pennsylvania is much too wet an environment with far too much clean, irreplaceable drinking water to use the same methods these companies have used in all the other states and the other “plays” to dispose of waste. Most of the time it is either cost or laziness/convenience that drives this macro pollution.
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