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Water Protection Groups Go On Offensive Against Unregulated Radioactive Fracking Waste Facilities

Water Protection Groups Go On Offensive Against Unregulated Radioactive Fracking Waste Facilities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 3, 2015 Grand Rapids, Ohio – Two organizations devoted to protecting water sources from dangerous oil and gas industry activity have filed a key motion in an Ohio court, challenging oil and gas waste disposal practices. On Friday, February 27, 2015, Food & Water Watch and the FreshWater Accountability Project (FWAP) filed a...

ODNR Records Request Response: Toxic Facilities With Chief’s Orders

ODNR Records Request Response: Toxic Facilities With Chief’s Orders

The below records are from ODNR in response to our public request for records of the toxic waste facilities given “Chief’s Orders” to operate.   ODNR Chief’s Order Summary Letters Facility Chief’s Order Summaries letters   HTP Unlimited 2014 182 ATP Unlimited LLC Truck Washing Facility Application for Chief’s Order...

Proposed Pipelines Raise Significant Concerns

Proposed Pipelines Raise Significant Concerns

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 11, 2015   (Grand Rapids, OH) Planned large pipeline installations for Northwest Ohio are causing concern for many people, especially those who are targeted to have them installed near their residence. An additional concern that many are not aware of is the specific geology throughout the area that could cause problems, both...

Oil & Gas Corporation Opposes Public Input to Pipeline Permitting

Oil & Gas Corporation Opposes Public Input to Pipeline Permitting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Grand Rapids, OH) When FreshWater Accountability Project (FWAP) petitioned to intervene in the reversal of the Rockies Express Pipeline (REX) in Southeast Ohio to carry fracked gas South and West to markets rather than its original route to the East, REX made a surprising move to block FWAP’s participation in the process. FWAP was alerted...

Ohio Pipeline Opponents Warn FERC About Illegal Land Condemnation

Ohio Pipeline Opponents Warn FERC About Illegal Land Condemnation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Grand Rapids, OH) Five Ohio grassroots and environmental organizations warned the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) today that pipeline companies may be violating federal law in their dealings with property owners along the routes of two major gas pipeline projects. Five groups – Neighbors Against Nexus (NAN), of Swanton,...