Water samples taken from a stream near Miller Chemical show evidence of contamination following Monday’s fire at the Conewago Township plant, Department of Environmental Protection representative John Repetz said.
In September, drilling for shale gas in Doddridge Country went wrong when operators accidentally drilled into one of their own wells that was engaged in production. West Virginia’s Department of Environmental Protection confirmed late last week that the accident contaminated water wells.
Bayonne, New Jersey (My9NJ) -If you’re living in the Hudson County area and fish in the Newark River off of Bayonne you should probably find a new fishing-hole if you’re looking for something to cook. Due to contamination in the water it is literally illegal to catch and eat anything that comes from this section of the Newark River, but people do it anyway.
Pennsylvania’s state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has ordered Oklahoma-based gas producer WPX Energy to permanently replace the water supplies of three homeowners after the company’s exploration activities in the Marcellus shale were found to have contaminated wells in the area.
Late Tuesday, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection released findings that declared Collier County’s drinking water safe.
Township residents voiced their frustrations and concerns with water contamination affecting their homes at Tuesday night’s board of supervisors meeting.
The state Department of Environmental Protection honored four municipalities at Garden Spot High School on Tuesday for exceptional work in promoting drinking water protection strategies.