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The results are in: TENORM study

Today the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced the results of its TENORM Study are in. The TENORM Study analyzed the naturally occurring levels of radioactivity related to oil and natural gas development in Pennsylvania.  The study is open for further study, but it did conclude that there is little possibility of harm to workers and the public regarding radiation ...

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Trucking costs derail shale recycling


A South Side company has backed off plans to process fracking waste. Ohio Soil Recycling had planned by last November to begin recycling crushed rock and shale (called cuttings) brought to its Integrity Drive facility by fracking companies operating in eastern Ohio. But the drilling companies are unwilling to pay trucking and processing costs, according to Ohio Soil officials. The ...

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