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Macedonia tailings


Tailings are the waste materials left after the target mineral is extracted from ore. They consist of crushed rock; water; trace quantities of metals such as copper, mercury, cadmium, zinc; and additives used in processing, such as petroleum byproducts, sulfuric acid and cyanide.

Hancock Compression Station New York

The Halliburton Loophole

The oil and gas industry is the only industry in America that is allowed by EPA to inject known hazardous materials — unchecked — directly into or adjacent to underground drinking water supplies.

Drilling waste pit in Pennsylvania

Pit Rule

There are many fluids and wastes associated with oil and gas operations that can poison living organisms. This web page contains information on some of the following issues of concern related to the storage and disposal of oil and gas wastes:

Pump Stations

Pump stations are large industrial facilities that maintain the flow and pressure of oil by receiving oil from the pipeline, …