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Monday, July 28, 2014

EPA Reports on Statoil Well Site Fire in Ohio

More than 70,000 fish and
wildlife died in the aftermath of
a Monroe County well pad fire
From The Columbus Dispatch:
A fracking company made federal and state agencies that oversee drinking-water safety wait days before it shared a list of toxic chemicals that spilled from a drilling site into a tributary of the Ohio River. 
Although the spill following a fire on June 28 at the Statoil North America well pad in Monroe County stretched 5 miles along the creek and killed more than 70,000 fish and wildlife, state officials said they do not believe drinking water was affected. 
But environmental advocacy groups said they wonder how the state can be sure.
Read the rest of that article here.

Here is the EPA report:




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