WV Reporter Uses FOIA To Probe Drilling Waste
Gas-drilling companies have been notoriously secretive about the chemicals they put in hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") fluids used to bust gas loose from tight underground formations. Many environmentalists and well-owners are worried that the chemicals may contaminate drinking water.
- "Frac Levels Higher Than Proposed Standard," Clarksburg Exponent Telegram, May 18, 2009, by Billy Wolfe.
- "Clarksburg Plant Says Drilling Wastewater Is Safe," Associated Press, May 19, 2009.