New Appeal to Defend Ban on Fracking Waste in Fayette Co, WV

Yesterday we filed an appeal to help defend Fayette County’s ban on underground injections of fracking wastes. The County passed the ban on the disposal, storage or use of oil and gas waste within its borders earlier this year. 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.

We are representing the Fayette County Commission in appealing a June federal court ruling deeming the county’s fracking waste disposal ban invalid.

Read the Register-Herald’s full story here.

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