ExxonMobil Charged with Pa. Fracking-Related Crimes

Grist: ExxonMobil subsidiary XTO Energy is being prosecuted for alleged environmental crimes after it spilled fracking wastewater into a Pennsylvania river in 2010. The company`s response? It claims the criminal charges could harm the environment. We told you about this spill in July - that`s when the company agreed to pay a $100,000 federal fine for spilling 57,000 gallons of contaminated fluids out of sloppily maintained tanks in Penn Township and into a tributary of the Susquehanna River. It also......

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