Clean Water is working to protect people and communities from oil and gas production's harmful environmental and health impacts while pushing for the transition to a clean energy economy.
“It's disturbing that the OCC may have permitted oil and gas wells to inject directly into potential drinking water sources, and that the agency can't accurately point to where the drinking water is located,” said the lead author of the report, John Noël of Clean Water Action. “That's fundamental to the OCC’s job - it is the agency that is supposed to protect Oklahomans' drinking water from the impacts of oil and gas activities. Without proper information, the OCC cannot assure that the state’s many thousands of injection wells have all been permitted safely.”
Nothing that the administration does will change the facts that pipelines spill and that these projects jeopardize drinking water for millions.
Public from numerous states and multiple constituencies floods meeting to tell Delaware River Basin Commission to protect the river watershed with a ban
Lately I’ve been thinking about signs I’ve seen scattered around neighborhoods in Bakersfield with the proclamation, “Bakersfield – Life As It Should Be.” They’re kidding, right?
Highlights from some of Clean Water's favorite insights and developments this year in the world of oil and gas, drinking water protection and climate change.
EPA’s multi-year multimillion-dollar study of the impacts of fracking on drinking water on resources is important and will inform the debate around expanded oil and gas development for years to come.