Report to Congress: Management of Wastes from the Exploration, Development, and Production of Crude Oil, Natural
Exemption of Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Wastes from Federal Hazardous Waste Regulations
Drilling waste is exempt from both federal and NYS hazardous waste laws.
Contaminant Characterization of Effluent from Pennsylvania Brine Treatment Inc., Josephine Facility Being Released into Blacklick Creek, Indiana County, PA
Implications for Disposal of Oil and Gas Flowback Fluids from Brine Treatment Plants by Dr. Conrad Volz, Kyle Ferrar, Drew Michanowicz, Dr. Charles Christen, Shannon Kearned, Matt Kelso, and Samanatha Malone. March 23, 2011 8 pages
Chloride Concentration Gradients in Tank-Stored Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids Following flowback
Pamela J. Edwards, Linda L. Tracy, William K. Wilson; USDA/Forest Service and Northern Research Station research published July, 2011.
Ohio to Gov. Cuomo: We Are Not New York’s Dumping Ground
Letters to Governor Cuomo from Ohio citizens opposing fracking in NY in part because the toxic, radioactive fracking waste may be headed to Ohio.
U EPA Region III tells the PA DEP its concerned about the drilling wastewater
The PA DEP responds to the US EPA Region III
The PA DEP responds to US EPA Region III concerns regarding contaminants in drilling wastewater. April 6, 2011.
Pennsylvania Brine Treatment Plan Outfall 001 & Influent Permit Sampling
Letter from West Virginia's DEP to Clarksburg Sanitary Board
Pollutants of concern in drilling wastewater, July 23, 2009.
Disposal Wells: A Solution for Marcellus Waste?
A presentation by Cornell Professor Dr. Anthony Ingraffea. Ithaca, NY. May 3, 2010
NOTICE TO GAS AND OIL WELL & LPG STORAGE FLUID HAULERS
A January 2009 document from the NYS DEC that outlines the state's "brine" spreading program.