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Despite 2018 Moratorium, Oil and Gas Companies Spread Millions of Gallons of Drilling Waste on PA Roads

Alexander Fife

A new report from an environmental group has found that oil and gas companies have spread millions of gallons of drilling waste on Pennsylvania roads in the last few years, despite a 2018 moratorium on the practice from the DEP. For StateImpact Pennsylvania, the Allegheny Front’s Reid Frazier reports.

Read the full story at: https://www.alleghenyfront.org/conventional-oil-gas-wastewater-spread-on-pa-roads-radioactivity/

(Original air-date: 12/28/21)

Reid R. Frazier covers energy for The Allegheny Front. His work has taken him as far away as Texas and Louisiana to report on the petrochemical industry and as close to home as Greene County, Pennsylvania to cover the shale gas boom. His award-winning work has also aired on NPR, Marketplace and other outlets.