Defending Fayette County’s Ban on Fracking Waste Injections

We’re helping Fayette County, West Virginia’s top whitewater destination, defend itself against the potentially hazardous byproducts from fracking.

Just last month, the County passed a ban on the disposal, storage or use of oil and gas waste within its borders. The ban would prevent injection of fracking wastes county-wide, keeping the waste from leaching into the County’s water. Despite the ban’s overwhelming public support, it has been challenged by two companies that own disposal wells. One of these companies is EQT Production Co., part-owner of the Mountain Valley Pipeline and operator of over 200 gas wells.

Read The Register-Herald’s full story here.

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