Pollution Law Watch

Monthly Archives: December 2011

STIFF-ARM CITY: Chancellor and Department of Education Break Promise to Families of Highly Contaminated Bronx New School

Posted in Citizen Suit, Contamination, Government, Pollution, TCE, Vapor Intrusion

Before we get to the broken promise, let’s first re-cap DOE’s disregard for the health of the children who have attended The Bronx New School for the last 20 years [feel free to visit my previous blogs on this subject dated: 8/30, 8/26, and 8/22. ] (1) In 1992, DOE signs a 20-year lease to… Continue Reading

EPA ADMITS FRACKING POLLUTES GROUNDWATER

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            EPA has finally acknowledged that fracking can cause groundwater contamination.  In a draft report issued this month concerning an investigation into contamination of a drinking water aquifer in Wyoming, the EPA concluded “. . . .  the explanation best fitting the data for the deep monitoring wells is that constituents associated with hydraulic fracturing… Continue Reading