Dumping of oil, gas drilling hazardous

I would like to let people know about two bills that would legalize dumping of oil and gas drilling wastewater on dirt roads.

This practice contaminates roads and washes pollutants into streams, as well as posing a human health risk.

A link in the article allows you to see where dirt roads are near your house. Check Senate bill 790 and House bill 1635.

Part of the area is off old Route 22 — above the dams — posted as a watershed area. Other areas will also be affected.

This will affect all local water.

Mary Paoli



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