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Public comments sought on final NAWS environmental study

BISMARCK, N.D. — The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is calling for more stringent water treatment in its final environmental study for the Northwest Area Water Supply project. The report released Tuesday is another step in the long-delayed project to bring Missouri River water to residents of northwestern North Dakota. NAWS was first authorized by Congress nearly three decades ago, in ...

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Canonsburg company finds niche in shale drilling for treating wastewater


The way Aquatech figures, it makes more sense to treat shale gas wastewater where its born — at the well — than to treat it off-site. The Canonsburg-based company treats and recycles industrial wastewater with a growing division dedicated to water-intensive shale gas drilling operations. “We feel if you can reuse the water, that’s the cheapest mode of disposal,” said ...

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Not all shale is created equal, and the same is true of water treatment

Not all shale is created equal. That means flowback — the watery mix filled with sediment, chemicals, metals and salt that returns to the surface after hydraulic fracturing — isn’t all the same, either. “Each shale will have different waste fluids,” said David Yoxtheimer, a hydrogeologist with Penn State University’s Marcellus Center for Outreach and Research. “Different shale will have ...

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Competition aims to pair oil and gas with clean technology

Zach Koppang | Shale Plays Media Some of Colorado’s largest oil and gas producers are planning to team up with the Colorado Cleantech Industries Association to search for clean technology companies seeking to pitch their ideas to oil and gas companies, according to a report by the Denver Business Journal. The association, which promotes Colorado’s clean technology sector, is hosting ...

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