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US House Science,Space &TechEnergy and Environment Subcommittee -
Hearing to review EPA Hydraulic Fracturing Research - Feb 1, 2012 10:00am
Mr. Tom Doll, State Oil & Gas Supervisor, Wyoming Oil & Gas Conservation Commission
Ms. Kathleen Sgamma, Vice President, Government & Public Affairs, Western Energy Alliance
Dr. Bernard Goldstein, Professor and Dean Emeritus, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh
The Honorable Paul Anastas, Assistant Administrator, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Water broke through a containment wall at a saltwater injection well and into a creek. Land owners want to know why authorities aren't doing more to stop it.
First of all, that is not "salt water". That is toxic waste. Industry calls it "brine" to mislead. Industry clearly lying to local people about this containment breach, as the gravel-patched wall can clearly be seen in the video.