“We need a smoking gun.” — Investigators at Attorney General Josh Shapiro’s office told Public Herald during a meeting in 2017.
A criminal investigation of the oil and gas fracking industry is underway in Pennsylvania, the nation’s second largest producer of natural gas. Pennsylvania’s Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has “assumed jurisdiction over several criminal investigations involving environmental crimes” in Washington County where oil and gas companies have been indicted.
Investigation: Clorox Selling Pool Salt Made From Fracking Wastewater
by Joshua B. Pribanic for Public Herald | Edited by Melissa A. Troutman
February 11, 2019 | Updated February 12, 2019 | Project: Smoking Gun, newsCOUP
You might be shocked to learn that a Clorox product used to treat swimming pools came from fracking wastewater.
Public Herald has discovered that Eureka Resources, a company based in Pennsylvania, has been treating wastewater from shale gas development — a.k.a....