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Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Radioactive shale gas contaminants found at wastewater discharge site

Radioactive shale gas contaminants found at wastewater discharge site
Durham NC (SPX) Oct 15, 2013 - Elevated levels of radioactivity, salts and metals have been found in river water and sediments at a site where treated water from oil and gas operations is discharged into a western Pennsylvania creek. "Radium levels were about 200 times greater in sediment samples collected where the Josephine Brine Treatment Facility discharges its treated wastewater into Blacklick Creek than in sedimen ... morehttp://www.energy-daily.com/reports/Radioactive_shale_gas_contaminants_found_at_wastewater_discharge_site_999.html

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