ExxonMobil Fined for Fracking Wastewater Spill into Pennsylvania River

EcoWatch: The Obama administration has fined an ExxonMobil subsidiary $100,000 and ordered the company to spend $20 million to improve its hydraulic fracturing wastewater management system in the wake of a 2010 leak that contaminated a tributary of the Susquehanna River. This photo taken from a plane above Hickory, PA, shows pits containing fracking wastewater. Photo credit: Marcellus Protest via Flickr. The U.S Justice Department and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) handed the fine down......

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