Live on tape: natural gas waste dumped on a road in a residential area

Last week I wrote about dumping of suspected used fracturing fluid in the middle of a residential neighborhood in Bee Branch, Arkansas. Company employees stated the substance in the tanker was "tree sap."

Here is a video of it: natural gas waste that has been dumped on a road in a residential area, causing health symptoms. Watch it here:

This is why we must close the loophole in our federal hazardous waste law that allows any toxic oil and gas waste to escape waste management standards with which other industries must comply.

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Amy Mall

Senior Advocate, Dirty Energy, Lands Division, Nature Program

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