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The People Win Over Shell in Fracking Water Withdrawal Case

The People Win Over Shell in Fracking Water Withdrawal Case

Sandra Steingreber reports at EcoWatch:

The People Win Over Shell in Fracking Water Withdrawal Case

In a unanimous New Year’s Eve ruling, the Appellate Division, Fourth Department, in Rochester ruled against the Painted Post water withdrawal project. That project, which supported hydraulic fracturing in Pennsylvania, sold up to one million gallons per day of municipal water from the drinking water aquifer that underlies this quartet of rivers to a Shell Oil subsidiary (SWEPI LP) for use in drilling and fracking operations in Tioga County, Pennsylvania.

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