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Company Seeks Barge Dock Permit for Shipping Fracking Wastewater


Environment  (tags: fracking wastewater, frack waste, frack waste transport, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, destruction, protection, pollution, water, habitat, government )

Cal
- 14 days ago - ecowatch.com
Ohioans are shocked to stumble on a new proposal by GreenHunter, a Texas-based fracking wastewater company, to build a barge off-loading facility on the Ohio River in Meigs County. Barging of liquid frack waste has not been approved by the U.S. Coast Guar



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Sandra Penna (59)
Friday July 11, 2014, 4:52 am
noted, thank you.
 

Ana MESNER (175)
Friday July 11, 2014, 5:00 am
Thank you Cal for posting.
 

Elizabeth Nipper (70)
Friday July 11, 2014, 7:24 am
When the planet becomes a complete waste zone, uninhabitable, they will stop.
 

Natasha Salgado (511)
Friday July 11, 2014, 7:33 am
Bloody awful.
 

pam w. (191)
Friday July 11, 2014, 9:33 am
Oh, GREAT! Imagine if it leaks....?
 

John S. (297)
Friday July 11, 2014, 9:58 am
Noted.
 

Kenneth Davies (0)
Friday July 11, 2014, 12:30 pm
noted
 

Melania Padilla (173)
Friday July 11, 2014, 12:56 pm
Nice going!!!
 

A F. (130)
Friday July 11, 2014, 1:15 pm
thanks!
 

Michael Kirkby (83)
Friday July 11, 2014, 2:26 pm
Noted & posted. There go the Great Lakes as if all the microscopic plastics along with the rest of the pollutants and other crap aren't bad enough. One spill would dump enough chemicals into the environment with irreparable damage.
 

Michael Kirkby (83)
Friday July 11, 2014, 2:30 pm
Noted & posted
 

Jo S. (481)
Friday July 11, 2014, 3:08 pm
Noted & shared.
Thanks Cal.
 

Joanne Dixon (36)
Friday July 11, 2014, 3:17 pm
Brass balls the size of church bells, they have. And they will probably get their permit - certainly, if it is up to Kasich. A license to kill.
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Friday July 11, 2014, 3:48 pm
I predict it will be built. It seems most thing big companies want they get.
 

Donna T. (0)
Friday July 11, 2014, 4:02 pm
thank you
 

Rosa Caldwell (209)
Friday July 11, 2014, 4:41 pm
Thanks for informing us.
 

Betty Kelly (2)
Friday July 11, 2014, 5:25 pm
No permit should be issued to slowed fracking waste near clean water supplies. I know what should be done with the Fracking Wastewater; MAKE DELICIOUS COCKTAILS AND SERVE THEM TO THE FRACKING EXECUTIVES ANDD THEIR FRIENDS.
 

Gloria H. (88)
Friday July 11, 2014, 5:27 pm
what happens in Texas should stay in Texas! Frack you GreenHunter!
 

Colleen L. (2)
Friday July 11, 2014, 5:35 pm
When will they ever understand that we don't want it? Thanks Cal
 

Joan M. (1090)
Friday July 11, 2014, 6:25 pm
Noted & shared. Thanks Cal
 

Kay m. (42)
Friday July 11, 2014, 7:02 pm
Thank You for the article - I love Betty's reply - The executives of fracking companies do not think the chemical water is dangerous -so let us give it to them for their lunch rooms in the headquarters, --- SEND IT AND ALL OF THE BARGES BACK TO WHERE THEY CAME FROM--- do not polute these waters.
 

Rhonda C. (83)
Friday July 11, 2014, 7:06 pm
Madness!!! Noted. Thank you, Cal.
 

Tom Sullivan (99)
Friday July 11, 2014, 9:13 pm
Noted, thank you
 

Steve D. (1)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 12:11 am
Lots of folks get their water downstream from there. It should not even be up for consideration..ty CAl
 

Franck R. (50)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 12:49 am
Noted, Thank you
 

Alfred Donovan (44)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 1:16 am
If allowed this will be a monumental disaster waiting to happen.
 

FranNOMAILPLS Darcy (213)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 1:51 am
noted
 

Aaron Bouchard (125)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 3:08 am
Noted thanks
 

Fi T. (16)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 4:41 am
Can we drop litter in our house?
 

Paulett Simunich (0)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 5:43 am
And the beat goes on.....In the beginning......where did the frackers think they were going to deposit all this water,,,,,better yet, where did the pubiic think all the water would go. ..
The,people who were being paid..... were happy.... People who really knew where the water was going, took the money and never looked back.....Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drinK......
 

Katherine May Williams (0)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 11:29 am
Noted.
 

Birgit W. (140)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 12:58 pm
This should not be allowed. Elizabeth Nipper says it all. Thanks.
 

gabriele jefferson (147)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 1:50 pm
noted,shared on fb,twitte,g+,thx,
 

Dianne D. (454)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 1:56 pm
This is just wrong. The tax payers will be stuck with the bill and the company walks away scott free.
 

Roseann D. (178)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 7:57 pm
The people have spoken. NO!
 

Maria Teresa Schollhorn (39)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 12:31 am
Noted. Thanks for posting.
 

Franck R. (50)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 5:23 am
Noted
 

Muriel Servaege (38)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 12:59 pm
Noted. Thank you, Cal.
 

Rosa Caldwell (209)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 6:37 pm
Interesting.
 

Elizabeth M. (66)
Sunday July 20, 2014, 7:12 pm
Noted and read with shock. I am guilty of not even thinking where these chemical laced waste waters were going to go. Is there really that much of a shortage of natural gas, that this fracking keeps on going, and it seems it is taking place in a lot of countries. Man is ruining the soils, polluting the streams, rivers, oceans and destroying forests at a frightening pace.
Thanks for posting Cal.
 
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