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CA Halts Injection of Fracking Waste, Warning it May Be Contaminating Aquifers - ProPublica

California officials have ordered an emergency shut-down of 11 oil and gas waste injection sites and a review more than 100 others in the state’s drought-wracked Central Valley out of fear that companies may have been pumping fracking fluids and other toxic waste into drinking water aquifers there. 95 more words

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Florida County Goes To Court Over 'Acid Fracking' Near Everglades | Nassau News Live

In southwest Florida, county officials are fighting the state over a new oil drilling process that’s known by many different names: acidification, acidizing, acid stimulation and acid fracking. 138 more words

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Vermont sues oil giants for ongoing environmental cleanup costs - The Mountain Times

Vermont is suing more than two dozen oil companies to recover the ongoing costs to clean up preventable groundwater contamination. Among the companies the state is suing are BP, Chevron, Exxon Mobil Corp. 98 more words

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SUPERFUND: Citing Supreme Court win, Obama admin urges dismissal of Camp Lejeune cases -- Tuesday, June 10, 2014 -- www.eenews.net

The Obama administration moved quickly yesterday to dismiss claims brought by Marines and their families concerning groundwater pollution at a North Carolina base in light of a new Supreme Court ruling. 86 more words

Environmental Contamination

Supreme Court Says Superfund Law Not Above State Time Limits on Lawsuits - WSJ

The Supreme Court on Monday made it harder for residents in a handful of states to sue for financial damages and cleanup measures to address contamination that wasn’t discovered until long after it took place. 98 more words

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Vermont sues oil giants for ongoing cleanup costs - VTDigger

Vermont is suing more than two dozen oil companies to recover the ongoing costs to clean up preventable groundwater contamination.Among the companies the state is suing are BP, Chevron, Exxon Mobil Corp. 40 more words

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Lawsuit Over Md. Groundwater Pollution Settled

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — There is a settlement in a civil lawsuit alleging groundwater pollution from a Frederick County gas station.

The Frederick News-Post reports the case involving the former Green Valley Citgo in Monrovia was settled ahead of a scheduled hearing Tuesday in Frederick County Circuit Court. 92 more words

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