With nowhere else to put it, the fracking industry was sending their toxic, and sometimes radioactive wastewater to our local water treatment plants. These facilities are not designed to remove fracking chemicals, and the EPA knows it.
More than 4 BILLION beverage containers are sold in Maryland every year and only about a quarter are actually recycled and reused. Three billion beverage containers every year end up in the environment -- in the landfill, incinerated, or as litter.
"Oak Flat is an important ecological, recreational, and spiritual site, but now its future is at risk. Thankfully, Congressman Grijalva introduced a bill with bi-partisan support to repeal the land exchange and protect Oak Flat."