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The Rough Waters of Western North Dakota

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The first in a 5-part series on the controversial water industry of western North Dakota. Reprinted with permission.  The state of North Dakota is now experiencing a serious crossroads situation regarding the Western Area Water Supply Authority (WAWSA) and its future path.  Uncertainty is nothing new to WAWSA and its project as controversy, a questionable business plan and forceful government ...

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WAWS Official Publication Touts Support For The Water (Royalty) Tax As Its Official Governmental-Entity Position

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In a shockingly bad public relations decision, the Western Area Water Supply has published an official public support position of the Water (Royalty) Tax in House Bill 1020. WAWS Goes Political Here is what WAWS is now saying about the provisions in HB 1020 to tax private frack water sales: A water royalty clause was also introduced in HB1020. As ...

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ND House passes tax on private frack water suppliers

Shale boom leads US to first annual trade surplus with OPEC

In a move that defies all campaign promises, House Republicans voted to impose a newly invented tax on private businesses that provide water for the oil industry to frack oil, reports ND Watchdog Network’s Dustin Gawrylow today. Gawrylow says the Republican controlled House Appropriations Committee hid the tax increase in the Water Commission Budget, which is a “must pass bill.” ...

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Sourcewater CEO to speak at Integrated Petroleum Environmental Consortium (IPEC) November

Josh Adler, Sourcewater CEO, will discuss industry breakthrough water management solutions at the 22nd IPEC Conference in Denver on November 17th. His presentation aligns with the conference goals to improve the science of oil and gas environmental improvements. BOSTON, Massachusetts, November 11, 2015 — Sourcewater CEO Josh Adler will be speaking at the 22nd International Petroleum Environmental Conference (IPEC) on November 17th ...

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Sourcewater CEO Josh Adler highlighted at upcoming NREL Industry Growth Forum Nov 3-4

Forum to feature business presentations from 30 clean energy startups plus panels and speakers featuring industry experts Boston, October 29, 2015 — Sourcewater CEO Josh Adler is scheduled to present at the NREL Industry Growth Forum Tuesday, November 3rd in Denver, Colorado. Sourcewater was chosen as one of thirty clean energy companies to present their business cases to a panel ...

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Truck crash causes fracking water, diesel spill into Chartiers Creek

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By Tom Fontaine, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Crews remain on scene in Washington County after a three-truck crash early Monday spilled diesel fuel and fracking water into Chartiers Creek. Two trucks carrying discharged fracking water stopped at a red light on Route 18 in Canton at 3 a.m. when a tractor trailer hauling more than 2,500 gallons of diesel fuel slammed into them from ...

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