This is disturbing news considering in January
evidence proved that Ohio earthquakes were
caused by a fracking wastewater injection well.
October 26, 2012 |
Originally posted on EcoWatch.org.
On Oct. 3, Chesapeake Energy was issued a permit by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)
to drill for natural gas by fracking one mile from the Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station in Shippingport, Pennsylvania.
This is disturbing news considering in January evidence proved that Ohio earthquakes were caused by a fracking wastewater injection well.
Shockingly, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s (NRC) regulation and
oversight rules do not cover any related activity off site, including
wastewater injection wells, oil and gas drilling—including fracking—or
any other types of projects that are in near proximity to nuclear power
So who oversees how drilling for oil and natural gas and related
activity might affect the safety of nuclear power plants? Apparently no
According to Shale Reporter , an indendent website that provides an unbiased presentation of information about Marcellus Shale issues:
Read More http://www.alternet.org/fracking/recipe-big-bang-permit-issued-frack-1-mile-nuclear-power-plant